Medicine during the Civil War was a rudimentary practice, but the research and actions taken during the war led to great advancements. Join Civil War Reenactor Trevor Steinbach as he discusses medicine during this time frame, and the incredible medical achievements that came out of the battlefields and hospitals. This program will include viewing of medical instruments and even a demonstration!
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Steinbach has presented his medical impressions at over 800 events in Illinois, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri, and Iowa, has, published over 210 articles on medicine in the Civil War Courier national publication, and been called upon to assist with medical history for films. He is also a member of the Board of Directors with the Society of Civil War Surgeons, which provides seminars and support for medical reenactors and historians.
(Photo from the National Archives: Engineers of the 8th New York State Militia in front of a tent, 1861. Local Identifier: 111-B-499. National Archives Identifier: 524918.)