Military Medicine

Civil War Disease and Epidemics

In light of current events, I thought it would be poignant to discuss how far we’ve come in the medical field when it comes to disease and epidemics. Many who get into studying the Civil War quickly learn one of the many “fun facts” of the conflict, which is that more soldiers were taken out… Continue reading Civil War Disease and Epidemics

Civil War Trivia, Military Medicine, Portraits of Privates

Angel Glow at Shiloh

In researching for my most recent blogs regarding the experiences of soldiers at the Battle of Shiloh, an article continued to pop up that had me tilting my head. The headlines read “Angel’s Glow” and “Glowing Wounds at Shiloh”. At the time, I couldn’t stop to read through the mass of information about glowing bacteria,… Continue reading Angel Glow at Shiloh