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
Discover more about the natural remedies used to treat illness during the Civil War. Volunteer Greg Susla will discuss in the Pry House medicinal garden.Learn More
The Battle of First Manassas reveal how unprepared both armies were to handle the wounded. Paige Gibbons Backus tells the story.Learn More
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Schoolteacher Clara Jones engaged in full time hospital work in the summer of 1862.
Frederick Law Olmsted’s memoir “Hospital Transports” describes the efforts of the United States Sanitary Commission during the Peninsula Campaign in 1862.