Ospitals and Medicine in the American Civil War 1861-1865

TOPIC: Hospitals and Medicine in the American Civil War 1861-1865

What were Civil War a?hospitalsa? like? What were some of the major hospitals of the time? What kinds of instruments and techniques did surgeons use at the time? What technology and medicines were available to surgeons, and what modern knowledge did they lack? What were the big diseases of the time? What did they use to treat disease? Talk about battlefield medicine. Did the north and south have different techniques?

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