Category Archives: Medical

Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “Go home! Not while strength lasted” (Part 10)

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 10 of our read-along with extra historical notes and images. If you want to catch up on the … Continue reading

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The Civil War Zoom Boom, part two: The Museum of Civil War Medicine

(part two in a series) Since the pandemic triggered stay-at-home orders and lockdowns, Civil War history has been booming online—particularly interview programs that take advantage of Zoom conferencing technology. In part one of the series, we talked about the significant … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “A Wide Field For Willing Hearts” (Part 9)

Apologies for this post note appearing over the weekend! As you’ve probably noticed, we had some special and time-sensitive posts over Memorial Day, so the editing team decided to move this post into the early week. In Hospital and Camp, … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “On the 19th of November the dedication took place” (Part 8)

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 8 of our read-along with extra historical notes and images. If you want to catch up on the … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “I Give Him Into Your Special Charge” (Part 7)

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 7 of our read-along with extra historical notes and images. If you want to catch up on the … Continue reading

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“Completely Paralyzed”: Colonel Nelson Miles Wounded At Chancellorsville

When morning came and the Battle of Chancellorsville continued on May 4, 1863, Colonel Nelson A. Miles of the 61st New York Infantry Regiment lay on a stretcher, five miles from the burned Chancellorsville Crossroads. So far, he had narrowly … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “Everywhere Wounded Men Were Lying In The Streets”

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 6 of our read-along with extra historical notes and images. If you want to catch up on the … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Record: “A systematic course of ill-treatment toward women nurses” (Part 5)

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 5 of our read-along with extra historical notes and images. If you want to catch up on the … Continue reading

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“Like the Scenes of Some Hideous Dream”: Lewis Powell’s Assassination Attempt on Secretary of State Seward

Almost every American is familiar with the incident that unfolded on the night of April 14, 1865, at Ford’s Theatre. However, many individuals are probably less familiar with the brutal attack that unfolded a mere six blocks away at the … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “So Long As Battles Were Fought” (Part 4)

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin It’s Week 4 of our read-along. If you want to catch up on the chapter notes, just click here for … Continue reading

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