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Dr Jones is Postdoctoral Scholar, George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA. His website is https://jonathansjones.net.
June 23, 2021
The enduring racial gap in the opiate addiction rate stems largely from racist 19th-century medical beliefs about Black bodies, coupled with substandard medical care provided to Black Civil War troops.
February 25, 2021
Black soldiers’ lack of access to opiate analgesics and antidiarrheals was typical, not exceptional, when considered within the broader scheme of Civil War medicine.