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Grafton’s Medical Men

Thursday, November 28, 2019
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A new historical novel for children, Grafton’s Medical Men, has been published by the Grafton (Vermont) Historical Society and is on sale.

This is the third book in author Thomas Fontaine’s series on Grafton ‘s volunteers in the Civil War and focuses on two young men, actual residents of Grafton, who faced the challenge of treating the wounded Union Army soldiers and the drama of the ugly side of war. It describes how limited the medical knowledge was at that time and how the men needed to improvise to help the needy.

Grafton had over 100 men volunteer for the war effort in the earlier years. Many from Grafton served in 16th regiment and are mentioned in the book.

Like his other historical novels, Fontaine’s book was written for children at the sixth grade reading level. He drew much of his information from diaries and histories written by local residents, and photographs from local organizations.

The Grafton Historical Society has sponsored the publishing of his series of books. This latest book, along with The Messenger Boy of Grafton and The Grafton Cavaliers, is available for sale at The Grafton Historical Society’s museum and at local book stores.



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Mid-River Bulletin Board
A timely event and information service for and by the communities in and around the Mid-Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire

Grafton’s Medical Men

Thursday, November 28, 2019
PSA



 

A new historical novel for children, Grafton’s Medical Men, has been published by the Grafton (Vermont) Historical Society and is on sale.

This is the third book in author Thomas Fontaine’s series on Grafton ‘s volunteers in the Civil War and focuses on two young men, actual residents of Grafton, who faced the challenge of treating the wounded Union Army soldiers and the drama of the ugly side of war. It describes how limited the medical knowledge was at that time and how the men needed to improvise to help the needy.

Grafton had over 100 men volunteer for the war effort in the earlier years. Many from Grafton served in 16th regiment and are mentioned in the book.

Like his other historical novels, Fontaine’s book was written for children at the sixth grade reading level. He drew much of his information from diaries and histories written by local residents, and photographs from local organizations.

The Grafton Historical Society has sponsored the publishing of his series of books. This latest book, along with The Messenger Boy of Grafton and The Grafton Cavaliers, is available for sale at The Grafton Historical Society’s museum and at local book stores.



The Mid-River Bulletin Board is facilitated by WOOL-FM.
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Mid-River Bulletin Board
A timely event and information service for and by the communities in and around the Mid-Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire

Grafton’s Medical Men

Thursday, November 28, 2019
PSA



 

A new historical novel for children, Grafton’s Medical Men, has been published by the Grafton (Vermont) Historical Society and is on sale.

This is the third book in author Thomas Fontaine’s series on Grafton ‘s volunteers in the Civil War and focuses on two young men, actual residents of Grafton, who faced the challenge of treating the wounded Union Army soldiers and the drama of the ugly side of war. It describes how limited the medical knowledge was at that time and how the men needed to improvise to help the needy.

Grafton had over 100 men volunteer for the war effort in the earlier years. Many from Grafton served in 16th regiment and are mentioned in the book.

Like his other historical novels, Fontaine’s book was written for children at the sixth grade reading level. He drew much of his information from diaries and histories written by local residents, and photographs from local organizations.

The Grafton Historical Society has sponsored the publishing of his series of books. This latest book, along with The Messenger Boy of Grafton and The Grafton Cavaliers, is available for sale at The Grafton Historical Society’s museum and at local book stores.



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