Hernstein, U.S. Army Hosp.
Dept. Surgical Set
Original U.S. Army
Hosp. Dept. issue
This website contains
covering Civil War: surgical instruments, medicine, surgeon images, Hospital Department bottles, medical lecture cards, medical textbooks,
Civil War medicine topics
are explained using 10,088 photos
to help identify and differentiate 'real' Civil War era surgical and
medical instruments from earlier and later examples.
Both pre- and post-Civil War civilian and military surgery
sets are on display for comparison to those actually produced during the
Civil War for the Union Army Medical and Hospital Dept.
textbooks and pre-1870 medical college lecture card collections are
part of a research project on the education and educators of
Civil War surgeons as well as the medical and surgical textbooks
they wrote and used. Research is being done on areas of
Civil War medicine, medical equipment, and various topics
related to the Union Army medical and hospital departments as
well as the recruitment
of surgeons during the War.
information and research...knowledge you can use to make safe and
valuable ownership decisions.