Here are a few paragraphs on the difficulties faced by the medical establishment of the Confederacy as a result of the Union naval blockade of Southern ports. We were surprised to learn that the scarcity of quinine and other medicinal aids forced the doctors of the South to embrace herbalism.
The vital roll played by Confederate chaplains within the medical corps can be read here.
More about the American Civil War can be read here
Click here to read about the Confederate conscription laws.
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