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
NMCWM Executive Director David Price will discuss the organization’s strategic plan and exciting new projects and opportunities on March 22, 2018.Learn More
The Blue and Gray Hospital Association will bring Civil War medical care to life on April 14-15, 2018 at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.Learn More
Dr. Hunter McGuire fought to save lives on many battlefields. Historian Sarah Bierle will reveal his contributions to American medicine on April 28, 2018.Learn More
The Museum is a very busy place, so I became a member to keep up with new programs, tours, outreaches, etc!
“All the houses within three miles of the field were taken for hospitals.”
In an age many consider to be medically archaic, medical professionals were already making connections between good ventilation, cleanliness, and health.