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Civil War Tech – Teacher Professional Development

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Theme: On the Battlefield – Civil War Medicine, Ambulances, Soldier Life
The life of a soldier was filled with danger both on and off the battlefield. Discover how advances in Civil War weaponry and medicine altered life on the front.
– Discover the medical advancements made in triage and patient care and learn how these changes saved lives during the Civil War and today.
– See how germs spread and the role of germ theory played in how Civil War soldiers were treated.
– Learn about Civil War-era diseases and then try your hand at diagnosing patients.
– Examine the evolution of Civil War weaponry and how that affected the way battles were conducted.
– Learn how changing the shape of a bullet dramatically altered battlefield formations.
3 CPDU Credits and classroom materials will be provided for all participating teachers.

Registration required. Register by sending an email to Genevieve.Kaplan@illinois.gov. The Civil War Tech Series is made possible thanks to the generous support of AT&T.


August 2
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
212 N. 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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