Civil War Medicine: Angels of the Battlefield


Women weren't initially welcome in the Civil War armies, but thousands eventually ended up serving as nurses. We feature five here. Listen in to learn about nurses like Sally Louisa Tompkins, whose hospital became one of the most successful of the war.

Topics in this Podcast: U.S. civil war, military history, medical history, nurses, 19th century, American Civil War, women in STEM, women in medicine, women