Alexandria's Nurses & Hospitals During the Civil War

  • Details

    This small panel exhibit features stories of some of the real nurses who worked in local hospitals, including two of the main characters on MERCY STREET. Also part of the exhibit is a map showing where those medical facilities were located, and comments from a soldier who was treated in some of them, including the notorious “Camp Misery.” 

    Photo courtesy of Foard Collection of Civil War Nursing.

  • Dec 8, 2016 - Mar 31, 2017
  • Recurrence:
  • Recurring daily
  • Phone:
  • (703) 746-4994
  • Price:
  • Free; $2 suggested donation
  • Details

    This small panel exhibit features stories of some of the real nurses who worked in local hospitals, including two of the main characters on MERCY STREET. Also part of the exhibit is a map showing where those medical facilities were located, and comments from a soldier who was treated in some of them, including the notorious “Camp Misery.” 

    Photo courtesy of Foard Collection of Civil War Nursing.

Alexandria's Nurses & Hospitals During the Civil War
  • December 8, 2016 to March 31, 2017
  • Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum
  • Free; $2 suggested donation
  • Recurring daily