Primary sources are how we know what we know about history. You can access two different types of Civil War primary sources from this page. Our curated bibliographies have primary sources related to Civil War medicine organized by topic ranging from nursing to battlefield evacuation and more. The searchable databases allow researchers to find the names of medical personnel who served at Antietam, patients treated in Frederick after Antietam, and those who appeared on Clara Barton’s published Rolls of Missing Men.
So go ahead, check out the primary sources the Museum has compiled and see what you can discover about Civil War medicine.
Organized by topic, these bibliographies will introduce you to some of the most incredible primary sources available online.More