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ca. 1861-65, “Hospital [amputation] Scene at Fortress Monroe, Va.”, George Stacy via the Library of Congress, Stereographic Cards Collection

ca. 1861-65, “Hospital [amputation] Scene at Fortress Monroe, Va.”, George Stacy via the Library of Congress, Stereographic Cards Collection

Clara Barton, Civil War nurse and founder of the Red Cross.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Clara Barton, Civil War nurse and founder of the Red Cross. More

This picture was taken in a Civil War Camp near Washington DC in 1862. Interesting thing is that it shows a soldier with his wife and children. It is hard to say if the woman had just come to visit her husband, or if she was living there in the camp. Either way, it makes an interesting picture.

This picture was taken in a Civil War Camp near Washington DC in 1862. Interesting thing is that it shows a soldier with his wife and children. It is hard to say if the woman had just come to visit her husband, or if she was living there in the camp. Either way, it makes an interesting picture.

CIVIL WAR FIELD NURSES CDV – A RARE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR IMAGE | eBay- I don't know if they are nurses, but it's a lovely group of ladies.

CIVIL WAR FIELD NURSES CDV – A RARE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR IMAGE | eBay- I don't know if they are nurses, but it's a lovely group of ladies.

There was no penicillin. No oxygen tanks. No sterile surgical field. No intravenous lines. Little or no sanitation.

There was no penicillin. No oxygen tanks. No sterile surgical field. No intravenous lines. Little or no sanitation.

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II | History | Smithsonian

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II

For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II | History | Smithsonian

[Sergeant Alfred A. Stratton of Co. G, 147th New York Infantry Regiment, with amputated arms]

[Sergeant Alfred A. Stratton of Co. G, 147th New York Infantry Regiment, with amputated arms]

Civil War, [portrait of a gentleman after amputation]  via Flesh World, “Masterpieces of Medical Photography”

Civil War, [portrait of a gentleman after amputation] via Flesh World, “Masterpieces of Medical Photography”

"Colorized" photo of Major John S, Mosby, commander, 43rd Battalion, Virginia Partisan Rangers, CSA

"Colorized" photo of Major John S, Mosby, commander, 43rd Battalion, Virginia Partisan Rangers, CSA

Bloodletting in 1860, One Of Only Three Known Photographs Of The Procedure.  Partially colorized.

Bloodletting in 1860, One Of Only Three Known Photographs Of The Procedure. Partially colorized.

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