Nurse Sharon Mills and Surgeon Lt. Colonel James Mills at Latimer
House, Wilmington, NC 2005
Alexander's Battalion Field Hospital has
several purposes for organization:
To organize and bring together a group of
enjoy Civil War History, especially the aspects relating to Civil War
Medicine, while seeking to portray a historically correct medical
impression of that time period; with intentions of learning and
teaching others about Civil War medicine through like association.
To support the Community of reenacting by
historically correct field hospital of the 1861- 1865 period, whereby
public education becomes the focus of teaching the true medical aspects
concerning the Civil War. This is achieved through presenting
group programs, lecturing, and conducting historically correct medical
displays of museum quality, while complimenting the artillery.
To act as a support service for the members of
artillery, offering actual medical needs to Alexander's Battalion
Artillery of Longstreet's Corps, on and off the field; within the scope
of medical training, ability, within the allowance of current medical
certification(s) held by the participant, as authorized under the Good
Samaritan Laws for each State.
* To honor the
memory of all Surgeons and Soldiers both North and South, their
history, dedication, sacrifice and commitment in helping their
fellowman, regardless of the uniform worn.