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
Inspired by Civil War medicine, artist Michael Benevenia created sculptures that explore hard truths about America’s bloodiest conflict and its legacy.Learn More
At the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, learn about the surprising connection between the Civil War and our modern Christmas season.Learn More
Take a special behind-the-scenes tour of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine while sipping craft cocktails by Tenth Ward Distilling Company.Learn More
The Museum is a very busy place, so I became a member to keep up with new programs, tours, outreaches, etc!
After the North instituted a draft in 1863, enrollment board surgeons faced an incredibly tough task – determining real disabilities from fake ones.
Read the astonishing story of Private Elisha Rice Reed at the Battle of Gettysburg. His wounding and treatment provide a window into Civil War medical care.