Gettysburg still inspires battlefield medicine with lessons for Afghanistan and other wars

  • by: KEVIN BEGOS , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 22, 2013 - 11:15 AM

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — As gunshots ravaged the bodies of tens of thousands of soldiers at the Battle of Gettysburg, military doctors responded with a method of treatment that is still the foundation of combat medicine today.

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