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
Relive the sobering exhibition of Alexander Gardner’s photographs taken on Antietam battlefield in September 1862 at the Pry House in 2019.Learn More
Discover the twists and turns that defined the invention of personal military identification tags On Saturday November 16 at 2:30 PM at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine join researcher and docent Mavis Slawson as she presents…Learn More
The Museum is a very busy place, so I became a member to keep up with new programs, tours, outreaches, etc!
“Grounds While Occupied as a Military Hospital:” Charlottesville General Hospital at the University of Virginia
Read about the challenges of running a university and hosting a large hospital in this blog post about the University of Virginia’s Civil War hospital.
Discover the ways in which Civil War Americans thought disease traveled by smells and how they worked to stop its spread with good odors.