Doctors didn´t have the skills to heal soldiers from the sick or wounded so they ended up dying, most didn´t even wash their hands or tools which caused other to be infected. Or ran out of medicine so they could feel all the pain.
Will he be alright?
No he´s a goner.
Doctors in the south were even worst, they used tree bark for splints, treated burns with cucumbers, and a flower for troops with diarrhea.
Doctors often gave the wrong medicine, which ended up being very harmful to solders. They need as much help as they could get since they were struggling so women stepped up and took the taking care of.