Divided by Conflict.Three sites, thousands of stories.
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum
Pry House Field Hospital Museum
Join Director of Interpretation, Jake Wynn, as he gives a detailed look at the innovation of Dr. Letterman in a presentation exclusively for Museum members.Learn More
The battle for women’s pensions reveals the shifting ideas of government, gender, responsibility, and independence in the aftermath of the Civil War.Learn More
Learn about the incredible history of Civil War medicine at the annual Historical Interpreters Workshop Presented by the Blue and Gray Hospital Association.Learn More
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Discover how mourning family members turned to poetry to glorify the death of their loved ones and reassure themselves they experienced a meaningful death.
Read about the 45th Pennsylvania’s first combat of the Civil War at South Mountain written by the unit’s hospital steward James A. Meyers.