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Doctors fought diseases as well as injuries

Medical profession grew in Civil War

April 14, 2014
By RAYMOND L. SMITH - Staff reporter (rsmith@tribtoday.com) , Tribune Chronicle

WARREN - Small pox and other diseases were as much killers of men during the Civil War as the fighting between members of the Confederate and the Union armies, according to Peter D'Onofrio, a re-enactor who portrays former Ohio Surgeon General Robert Nelson Barr.

 
 

 

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