Civil War Medicine Quiz: The People and Innovations That Changed Medicine

Albert B. Lowenfels, MD


May 21, 2015

Memories of the Civil War are deeply embedded in our national consciousness, and 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of this divisive struggle. Each year, thousands visit the many famous battlegrounds now preserved within national parks or national historic sites, where the bodies of the wounded once lay scattered about the landscape, waiting for medical assistance, often in vain. Test your knowledge of medical aspects of the Civil War with this short quiz.


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