Museums by Candlelight

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When: December 13, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

  The NMCWM is one of a dozen historical and cultural venues participating in this holiday celebration.  The Museum has extended hours and is open to the public for free. Living historians will be on-site portraying surgeons of the Union and Confederate Armies, talking about their life-saving work in the Civil War. Docents will be on [...]

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Historic Happy Hour

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When: August 28, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

We would like to invite you to celebrate the grand opening of our newest exhibit When the War is Over… The Mental and Physical Legacy of the War at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Enjoy the newest release in the Civil War Beer Series, Bad Old Man Ransom Ale, along with refreshments provided by Wegmans [...]

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Pints & the Past: the Last Confederate Invasion

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When: July 11, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Museum of Frederick County History, 24 E Church St, Frederick, Maryland 21701

Raise a pint to Frederick at our summer Pints & the Past! On Friday, July 11, at 7:00 pm, the latest in our popular series will feature the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s new “Bad Old Man Ransom Ale” and a discussion on the Confederacy’s third and final invasion of the North in the [...]

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Civil War Talk – Naval Medicine in the Civil War

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When: August 2, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD

Mr. Don Fischer will give a presentation on naval medicine and surgeons during the Civil War. Naval operations during the Civil War are generally overshadowed by the campaigns of armies on land, but maritime activities were no less important to the strategies and outcome of the war. Likewise, naval surgeons are often overlooked for their [...]

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

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When: July 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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 Monocacy. 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, this program will be held at the Monocacy National Battlefield’s [...]

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Summer Lecture Series: The Battle of West Frederick

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When: July 3, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD

Join us every Thursday evening in July at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for presentations on a variety of Civil War topics.  Local Author Joseph Collins will talk on the Battle of West Frederick, about which he has published a book by the same title. The Battle of West Frederick occurred on July 7, [...]

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NMCWM Historic Happy Hours

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When: July 8, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Monocacy Crossing , 4424 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy The National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) will host Historic Happy Hours at Monocacy Crossing July 5-9 to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy. Visitors will have a chance to mingle with Museum staff while sharing historic stories about the Battle and Confederate  Gen. [...]

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NMCWM Historic Happy Hours

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When: July 5, 2014 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Monocacy Crossing , 4424 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy The National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) will host Historic Happy Hours at Monocacy Crossing July 5-9 to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy. Visitors will have a chance to mingle with Museum staff while sharing historic stories about the Battle and [...]

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Summer Lecture Series: Evolution of Evacuation The Letterman Plan from Antietam to Gettysburg

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When: July 31, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Join us every Thursday evening in July at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for presentations on a variety of Civil War topics.  Dr. Gordon Dammann will relate how an obscure Army doctor, Jonathan Letterman, dramatically transformed the process of evacuating and treating combat casualties, forming the foundation of the modern emergency medical system. [...]

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Summer Lecture Series: Female Doctors in the Civil War

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When: July 24, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Join us every Thursday evening in July at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for presentations on a variety of Civil War topics. Dr. Bob Slawson will talk about the remarkable service of a handful of skilled and dedicated women who served as medical doctors on both sides of the American Civil War, including [...]

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