Tag Archives: Civil War medicine

Now Available: Matchless Organization: The Confederate Army Medical Department

We’re excited to announce the release of the next book in the Engaging the Civil War Series, published by Southern Illinois University Press: Matchless Organization: The Confederate Army Medical Department by Guy Hasegawa. Matchless Organization is “the essential reference about … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: African Americans and Civil War Medicine (Virtual Exhibit)

  While looking around for some Civil War medical records this week, I found this online exhibit focusing on African Americans and 1860’s medicine. Presented by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, the virtual resources include pages focusing on Black … Continue reading

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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Paige Gibbons Backus

ECW returns to C-SPAN 3’s “American History TV” this weekend. The Paige Gibbons Backus’s talk from our 2020 virtual symposium, “A Fight for Life or Death: The Carnage Found in the Medical Field During the Civil War,” debuts on Saturday … Continue reading

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Bucklin’s Hospital & Camp: “Everywhere there was joy that the war was over” (Part 18)

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 18 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: “Our hospital cares and labors made fast friends of many of us” (Part 17)

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 17 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: “Many of whom had just been liberated from bondage” (Part 16)

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 16 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 scarcely ever even stopped” (Part 13)

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 13 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: “All Had Been Transformed” (Part 12)

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 12 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 In Hospital & Camp: “I stood alone in the city of strangers” (Part 1)

In Hospital and Camp, A Woman’s Record of Thrilling Incidents Among the Wounded in the Late War by Sophronia E. Bucklin So…I decided to read Sophronia E. Bucklin’s memoir over the next few weeks. If you want to get the … Continue reading

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“A Harvest of Death”: The Days After Gettysburg

In the days following the Battle of Gettysburg, the most of both the Union and Confederate armies had already left the area. However, approximately 30,000 soldiers of both armies still remained in Gettysburg. About 21,000 of these soldiers were receiving … Continue reading

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