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Pennsylvania Civil War 150

Pennsylvania Civil War 150


Medicine & Health Issues

Type ? Resource Title
T Medicine lesson plans
S Medicine overview
S Medical training and education
S Hospitals
S Medications
P Clara Barton
S Soldiers: Historical Overview
S Consequences
S Soldiers
P Artifact: Personal Belongings: Field surgical kit
S Sarah Brodhead
S Ziegler Family
S James Addams Beaver
S Mary Ruggles
S Jane Grey Swisshelm

Other websites

Type ? Resource Title
I Life and Death in the War Zone
T, I, P The Time of the Lincolns: A Woman's World
I Civil War Medicine: Slide show and lecture
P, T The Civil War as Photographed by Mathew Brady

Key: [to letter or symbol designation]
S Secondary source, able to be read by secondary level student
P Primary source. For a good primer on how to teach with primary sources, go to Smithsonian's Teaching with Primary Sources
T Teaching material and lesson plan, background reading on a more scholarly level
I Interactive or multi-media that a student can use directly
V Place to visit or event to attend

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