Civil War Battlefield Medicine

George Wunderlich talked about medical practice during the Civil War. He said the assumption that Civil War battlefield medicine was… read more

George Wunderlich talked about medical practice during the Civil War. He said the assumption that Civil War battlefield medicine was simplistic at best is often an inaccurate portrayal. and the conflict still provides life-saving lessons for our technologically advanced society. He responded to questions from members of the audience.

“Civil War Medicine - It’s Not What You Think” was a noon program at the National Archives. It was presented in partnership with the National Archives Assembly and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Civil War Battlefield Medicine

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Program ID:
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2011

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  • Aug 27, 2011 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2011 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 10:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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