Mercy Street tells the story of one Civil War hospital.

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine tells thousands of stories, from battlefield to bedside and beyond.

Historical Accuracy

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One in every five Civil War soldiers died.

Two thirds of them were killed by disease … not battle.

Countless Stories

The drama, the romance, the innovation, the courage, the sacrifice.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine shares the stories of Civil War medicine in hospitals and at home, from battlefield to bedside and beyond.

At least 469,200 soldiers were wounded in action.

Three Incredible Sites

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine has three incredible sites, each offering a unique visitor experience. Together the sites give a complete history of Civil War medicine.