National Park Service Medical Museum, Richmond Photos

Chimborazo Hospital of the Confederacy, east of downtown Richmond, VA, was one of the largest hospitals of the War between the States. Today, on the Chimborazo site, the National Park Service operates a Civil War Medical Museum and visitor center as part of its Richmond National Battlefield Park. The museum is housed in a former Federal Weather Station (1909).

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Chimborazo Medical Museum in former Federal Weather Station on site of one of largest Civil War Hospitals. Richmond, VA.Chimborazo Medical Museum run by National Park Service as part of Richmond National Battlefield Civil War sites. Richmond, VA.Model of Chimborazo Civil War Hospital in NPS Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.Surgical kit used by Prof. Nathan Ryno Smith of Baltimore from Civil War at Chimborazo Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.
Chimborazo Medical Museum in former Federal Weather Station (1909) on site of one of largest Civil War Hospitals. Richmond, VA.Chimborazo Medical Museum run by National Park Service as part of Richmond National Battlefield Civil War sites. Richmond, VA.Model of Chimborazo Civil War Hospital in NPS Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.Surgical kit used by Prof. Nathan Ryno Smith of Baltimore from Civil War at Chimborazo Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.
Surgical kit used by Dr. John C. Jones of Texas from Civil War at Chimborazo Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.Medical Chest from Virginia 1st Regiment at Chimborazo Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.Porcelain feeding cup to serve broth to soldiers who could not feed themselves at Chimborazo Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.Shirt worn by nurse with crossed Confederate flags at Chimborazo Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.
Surgical kit used by Dr. John C. Jones of Texas from Civil War at Chimborazo Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.Medical Chest from Virginia 1st Regiment at Chimborazo Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.Porcelain feeding cup to serve broth to soldiers who could not feed themselves at Chimborazo Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.Shirt worn by nurse with crossed Confederate flags at Chimborazo Medical Museum. Richmond, VA.

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