The Pry House Field Hospital Museum hosts a one-day symposium with expert historians in American Civil War history. Scholars from diverse backgrounds will each give an individual presentation on a common theme, followed by an open and engaging discussion with the audience. This year’s program will focus on fighting soldiers in colorful and unique roles during the Civil War.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine hosts its Annual Civil War Medicine Living Historians Workshop, an all-day symposium on skills, knowledge, and resources valuable in providing quality living history programs to the public, specifically focused on medicine during the Civil War.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office will host a free lecture aboutWomen in the Civil War during Saturday afternoons in March.
Divided by Conflict, United by Compassion
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is the premier center for the preservation and research of the legacy of Civil War Medical innovation and humanitarianism. As a living institution, we utilize artifacts, storytelling and the historic lessons derived from that era to educate the public and define the impact on today’s society.
The NMCWM is proud to present the Eighth Antietam Early Banjo Gathering (AEBG-VIII), the premier event for enthusiasts and scholars of the 19th-century banjo music and culture.
We invite you to take part in preserving history through our volunteer and internship opportunities.