Posts Tagged ‘civil war medicine’
Education Coordinator John Lustrea will discuss women nurses of the Civil War. Send us your questions in advance on Facebook or by email
Discover the connections between wartime experiences and the public health movement in nineteenth-century cities with Dr. Melanie Kiechle.
Tour the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum before your romantic night on the town, and discover the boardinghouse where Barton lived and worked!
Learn about the disastrous first major battle of the Civil War, and how it inspired Clara Barton to care for sick and wounded soldiers.
Discover how antiquated techniques learned during the Civil War played a role in James Garfield’s death in September 1881.
Washington’s Civil War hospitals played host to a wide range of characters from President Abraham Lincoln to Walt Whitman.
Celebrate the premier of “Healthcare on the Frontlines” – a documentary film connecting the response to the healthcare crisis of the Civil War to today.
From sources of entertainment to deep morale boosters, the significance of quilts for Civil War soldiers might surprise you.
Children played an active role in sending aid to soldiers during the Civil War. The biggest contributions can come from the smallest people.
Watch as a skilled medical historian amputates a (model) leg using Civil War-era surgical tools.