Historic Wet-Plate Photography at CBMSO

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When: May 10, 2014 @ 11:00 am – May 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office, 437 7th Street NW, Washington, DC

The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office will host a special program on Civil War Era wet-plate photography on Saturday and Sunday, May 10-11, 2014. As part of the special exhibit, “Bringing the Story of War to Our Doorsteps: Rediscovering Alexander Gardner’s Antietam Photographs,” wet-plate photographer John Milleker will be in residence demonstrating the fascinating and [...]

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Civil War Scholars Saturday

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When: April 26, 2014 @ 9:45 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Mumma Barn, Antietam National Battlefield 5831 Dunker Church Road Sharpsburg, MD 21782

The Pry House Field Hospital Museum will host its first Civil War Scholars Saturday on April 26, 2014. The event is a one-day symposium with leading experts in American Civil War history. International scholars from diverse backgrounds will each give an individual presentation followed by an open and engaging discussion with the audience. Appropriate to [...]

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Civil War Medicine- It’s Not What You Think!

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When: February 18, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Eldersburg Public Library , 6400 Hemlock Drive, Eldersburg, MD 21784

Join Nat. Museum of Civil War Medicine staff member, Kyle Wichtendahl for a special presentation at the Edlersburg Branch of the Carroll County Public Library.  After the presentation be sure to check out the Library’s special exhibit – Civil War 150. This traveling exhibition was organized by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in partnership [...]

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Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

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When: November 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Join members of the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable for an evening lecture. The meetings are free and open to the public, they occur on the third Thursday of the month. For more information contact Jack Sheriff at jbsheriff1@comcast.net or visit http://frederickcountycivilwarrt.org/index.html.

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7th Annual Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award Dinner

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When: October 23, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: To be announced

The Letterman Award was established to celebrate MAJ Jonathan Letterman’s work as Medical Director of the Army of the Potomac.  In honor of his visionary work, the National Museum of Civil War Medicine has established the annual Letterman Award to recognize an individual or entity that has made an outstanding contribution to improving medical processes [...]

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Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

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When: October 16, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Join members of the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable for an evening lecture. The meetings are free and open to the public, they occur on the third Thursday of the month. For more information contact Jack Sheriff at jbsheriff1@comcast.net or visit http://frederickcountycivilwarrt.org/index.html.

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22nd Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine

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When: October 2, 2014 – October 5, 2014 (all-day)
Where: To be announced

Annually the National Museum of Civil War Medicine has assembled an impressive panel of prominent historians, authors and medical professionals to speak on a wide variety of topics. We invite you to be a part of the 22nd Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine for more information contact Tom Frezza at pryhouse@civilwarmed.org or at 301-695-1864, [...]

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Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

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When: September 18, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Join members of the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable for an evening lecture. The meetings are free and open to the public, they occur on the third Thursday of the month. For more information contact Jack Sheriff at jbsheriff1@comcast.net or visit http://frederickcountycivilwarrt.org/index.html.

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152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

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When: September 12, 2014 – September 14, 2014 (all-day)
Where: Pry House Field Hospital Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, MD 21756

The Pry House will host a Civil War medical living history program to commemorate the site’s role as a medical center during the Battle of Antietam. Members of the 17th Corps Field Hospital of Illinois and the Blue and Gray Hospital Association of Maryland will re-create a surgical hospital in the Pry Farm’s original threshing [...]

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Civil War Talk – Treating Orthopedic Injuries from the Battle of Monocacy

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When: July 5, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Monocacy National Battlefield , 5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

  Dr. John M. Rathgeb, MD will explore real cases from Union and Confederate Soldiers wounded during the Battle of Antietam. The presentation will examine their injuries, course of treatment, and outcome and compare them with modern orthopedic practices. In commemoration of the 150th Battle of Monocacy, the July Civil War Talk will be held [...]

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