Summer Lecture Series: Battle of West Frederick

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When: June 3, 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.  This evening, Mr. Joe Collins will present on the little-known battle of West Frederick, which occurred on July 7, 1864. The battle was a precursor to the larger Battle of Monocacy, which [...]

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Civil War Talk – Soldiers and their Quilts

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When: June 7, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD

  Textile historian Mavis Slawson will discuss how quilts were important to Civil War soldiers in many ways, used for camping in the field, as saddle blankets, tablecloths, and myriad other purposes.  At the time of the Civil War, “quilt” was used as a term for almost any bed covering, but making true quilts involved [...]

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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: Kennesaw State University

22nd Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine Atlanta, GA Double Tree by Hilton, Atlanta-Marietta 2055 S Park Pl, Atlanta, GA 30339, TEL: 770-272-9441 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 at this year’s Conference.  Come [...]

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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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