American Civil War - Medicine

3 Min
Created at 10 / 2013
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What kind of medical help could get a wounded soldier during the American Civil war?

Many soldiers suffered harsh injuries in the battles, and many of them required an amputation. Although the general state of medicine during the American Civil War was on a very low level, some kinds of pain relievers existed.