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
Watch as a skilled medical historian amputates a (model) leg using Civil War-era surgical tools.Learn More
Join the staff and volunteers of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine at the Pry House to hear tales of the Civil War that are stranger than fiction.Learn More
Join the staff and volunteers of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for an “After Hours” tour highlighting cases of “painful peculiarity.”Learn More
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Clara Jones never stopped caring for people in need after the Civil War. Read about her amazing story.
“Proper care and the exercise of a little patience” – The Medical Treatment of Private William McCarter
Private William McCarter’s treatment after the battle of Fredericksburg is an excellent case study of Civil War medical care.