Past Event

Disease, Wounds, Hospitals, and Hygiene: The Medical Side of the Civil War

A Road Scholar Program by Glenna Schroeder-Lein

This overview of the development of mass medical care during the American Civil War will focus on the establishment of hospitals, the roles of various kinds of caregivers, common diseases and wounds which plagued the soldiers, and sanitation issues of the era. Local Civil War medical matters will be included when possible. Join Glenna Schroeder-Lein as she discusses the medical side of the Civil War.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Patricia Smith, 815.496.2031.