Lois Leveen

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November 23, 2011

Richmond’s Medical Miracle

As we gather with family and friends to give thanks and overeat pie, let us all pause for a moment to obsess about staffing at Civil War military hospitals, shall we?

Here's an article I published about Chimborazo Hospital in Disunion, the New York Times' ongoing coverage of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. The race and gender roles at the hospital show how Southern society changed over the course of the War.
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