Primary sources are how we know what we know about history. These 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.
After the Battle of Antietam, the city of Frederick was transformed into one vast hospital. This searchable list includes all the known patients that were treated in the city.More
After the Civil War, Clara Barton spear-headed the search for Union missing for four years. Four times, she published a roster of the men she was looking for, asking for help to find them. Search that roster here.More