Dr. Peter D’Onofrio speaks about Civil War medicine

On Wednesday evening, Dr. Peter D'Onofrio spoke to a full-capacity crowd about the many medical advancements made during the Civil War. Most of the improvements had to do with the organization of the military and provisions for wounded soldiers and veterans: The Army organized an effective method to evacuate wounded soldiers which included an Ambulance… Continue reading Dr. Peter D’Onofrio speaks about Civil War medicine

Medical Advancements of the Civil War

To recognize the beginning of the Civil War Sesquicentennial (2011- 2015), the Melnick Medical Museum, the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, and the History Department of Youngstown State University are hosting this FREE event which is open to the public. The presentation will be given by Dr. Peter D'Onofrio, who will be dressed in a Civil… Continue reading Medical Advancements of the Civil War