Military Medicine, Traveling Tidbits

Chimborazo: A Remarkable Confederate Hospital

Between 1861 and 1865, the forty acres atop Chimborazo Hill overlooking the James River in Richmond would have been a buzz of activity. Officially opening in October of 1861, the Chimborazo hospital became the largest hospital complex anywhere in the world at the time, and arguably the most successful. It comprised over 150 buildings including… Continue reading Chimborazo: A Remarkable Confederate Hospital

Traveling Tidbits

The Full Story of the Civil War – The American Civil War Museum and other Richmond Museums

Within view of the James River and nestled beside the historic Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond, sits a museum that is not to be overlooked. The American Civil War Museum offers a well-rounded and engaging learning experience for all those who have an interest in the defining era of our country‚Äôs history. American Civil War… Continue reading The Full Story of the Civil War – The American Civil War Museum and other Richmond Museums