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
Learn about the impact of the Battle of Antietam on the Pry family and how emergency medicine evolved during the Civil War.Learn More
LeRoy Wiley Gresham left a vivid first hand account of life on the home front in Georgia during the Civil War, and how doctors treated his weakening body.Learn More
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Take a closer look as several cases from a Civil War medical examining board and see what it reveals about medicine during the period.
“Tell the General that My Men Are Cripples, and They Can’t Run”: The Field Service of the 18th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps, May-June 1864
Not many of the Veteran Reserve Corps saw little active service during the Civil War. Read about the experience of the 18th Regiment who did.