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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

May 19, 1861

Newspaper Printed Tips for Soldiers’ Health

The Southern Confederacy of Atlanta printed a series of war-related items, headed by a listing of things that might impact soldiers’ health. The article noted that sickness usually disabled more soldiers than actual battle; that would be the case throughout the Civil War.

Image of Newspaper Printed Tips for Soldiers’ Health Southern Confederacy
Digital Library of Georgia
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