When Lew Ayres announced he was a conscientious objector to the war shortly after the film was released, hundreds of bookings were canceled because of protests. Loew's ordered that all cancellation requests be granted. When Ayres changed his status (in April 1942) to "non-combatant", many in the film industry stated that a boycott of his films would be intolerant and inconsistent with "Americanism".
Dr. Leonard Gillespie:
When I was a young doctor the gals used to go for me in a big way.
Nurse Molly Byrd: Sure but during the Civil War, most of the attractive men were at the front so the girls didn't have much choice.