Support a Good Cause

I received the following email the other day and I encourage you to support this terrific cause ——————– I hope this finds you well.  I’m writing to ask for a favor.  The museum I’ve been working on, Clara...

Health and Medicine During the Civil War

EDITORS NOTE:  This is a guest post by Elaine Hirsch Health and Medicine During the Civil War From 1861 to 1865, the Civil War wreaked havoc on American life. Nearly 620,000 soldiers died and an additional 412,000 were wounded. The massive amount of injuries presented...

Civil War Medicine

The unfortunate Civil War soldier, whether he came from the North or South, not only was in the army when the killing power of weapons was being brought to a brand-new peak of efficiency; he enlisted in the closing years of an era when the science of medicine was...