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Civil War Medicine

This guide is focused on the topic of medicine during the civil war and a past National Library of Medicine display at the library.

Information about the National Library of Medicine Display

Articles about Dr. Alexander Thomas Augusta

Article about Dr. Charles Burleigh Purvis

Other Articles about African American Physicians during the Civil War

Civil War Medicine Presentation

            On Tuesday October 23, 2012 at noon, NEOMED Alumnus and Clinical Faculty member Dr. Fred Marquinez, M.D., a member of the Kent Civil War Society, presented Medical Advances During the Civil War. He discussed advancements made during the American Civil War that have revolutionized the practice of medicine.