Brady Pics: Hospital Care in Wartime



Health care during the Civil War was very iffy. Antibiotics were not invented until the 20th century. Infection was a frequent cause of deaths of wounded soldiers. While care on the battlefield was inadequate. the formal hospitals were often crowded and unsanitary. (Pic credit: Library of Congress)  Tomorrow, More pics.  Rita Bay

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