How a bullet advanced modern medicine: "What's in the Box?" Box 4-Object #5
What's in the Box? Join me as I explore one of the artifacts found in Box #4. This week: Civil War Bullets
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Museum artifacts have many stories they can tell! You can explore what materials they are made of, how they were made, who made them, how they were used, or how they changed society – and so much more! Think of this video as the abridged history behind bullets, where I explore just a few chapters of its story.
I challenge you to look at the objects around you and think about all the stories they have to tell!
This video is part of our "What's in the Box" series, so check-out the playlist for "What's in the Box: Box #4" to see more abridged object histories, as well as behind-the-scenes museum work.
National Museum of Health and Medicine has a great collection documenting Civil War battle injuries and Civil War field medicine: https://www.flickr.com/photos/medicalmuseum/albums/72157614294677868/page1
Civil War plastic surgery:
Paper bullet casings:
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License
Motion Array Music License
Intro and end graphics: Ryan Mealiffe
Research completed with the help of our wonderful Campbell Museum volunteers.