Help me pick him up, we have to take him to the camp.
Clara Barton was one of the nurses during the Civil War. People like Clara Barton helped treat soldiers who were wounded.
WE HATE SLAVERY!
Medicines like anesthesia which contains Chloroform. If chloroform wasn't available then they would use whiskey as a pain killer. If whiskey or the anesthesia wasn't available then they would put a belt in your mouth to prevent you from screaming.
IT'S GOING TO BE ALRIGHT...
Medicines were during or after the battle. They had medical camps along the battlefield. They had the minimum amount of equipment of which they used to save many lives.
At the beginning of the Civil War medical equipment was low. Lots of people died because of the expansion of disease and not having the proper equipment to treat the disease. 620,000 soldiers died during the war just because of disease.
Most medicines were used as pain killers during surgery. If your leg was extremely injured they will chop your leg off after the battle.
OW... MY LEG
There were mostly painkillers used during the civil war . For example if they needed to give you an anesthesia they have many techniques injecting anesthesia. They would have a sponge and inject anesthesia at the top .