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
Washington’s Civil War hospitals played host to a wide range of characters from President Abraham Lincoln to Walt Whitman.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
While soldiers marched off to war, the ladies battled on the home front. Meet the remarkable women who shaped Frederick during the Civil War-era.Learn More
The Museum is a very busy place, so I became a member to keep up with new programs, tours, outreaches, etc!
“‘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.
Compare how soldiers suffering from PTSD have been treated and how they grappled with it from the Civil War into the twentieth century.