'War So Terrible' -- Civil War Living History
By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on March 18, 2012 1:50 AM
George E. Lassiter portrays a Confederate doctor during the Civil War Battle at Bentonville, showing off and explaining surgical tools used in a field hospital during the 1860s.
Members of the 2nd Battalion Medical Corps from Camp Lejeune demonstrate the modern method to package a wounded soldier for transport to a hospital.
Units are on display at the Harper House at the Bentonville Civil War site as part of the "War So Terrible" Civil War Medical Living History Program. Events will continue today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.