7th Annual Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award Dinner

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When: October 23, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center , 5701 Marinelli Road • Bethesda, Maryland 20852 USA

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: Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Join members of the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable and the Historical Society of Frederick County for an evening lecture by Craig L. Symonds, Professor Emeritus at the US Naval Academy and renowned naval historian, at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center.   Please note: This meeting will NOT be held at the National Museum of [...]

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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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152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

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When: September 13, 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 Blue and Gray Hospital Association will re-create a surgical hospital in the Pry Farm’s original threshing barn, which served as a Civil War field hospital. Surgeons, [...]

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

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When: July 5, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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 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 [...]

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Antietam Early American Banjo Gathering Concert

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When: June 21, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Pry House Field Hospital Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, MD 21756

   As part of the museum’s annual Early American Banjo Gathering, the Pry House will be hosting a public concert of authentic early American banjo music in the Pry Barn. Participants of the conference will perform various popular and entertaining numbers featuring the early banjo, once America’s most popular instrument. Seating is limited, we ask [...]

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The Frederick Keys History Days

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When: May 22, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Harry Grove Stadium, 21 Stadium Drive, Frederick, MD 21703

Join the students from the surrounding area and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine staff as living historians throw out the first pitch at History Days. This is a ticketed event. For more information please contact the Keys box office 301-662-0013.

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Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

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When: May 15, 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. Mike Sipes will portray Lt.Gen.Jubal Early, the Confederate commander at the battle of Monocacy. 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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Civil War Talk – Dentistry and Myofascial Injuries in the Civil War

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When: May 3, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Speaker Dr. John Golski, DDS will discuss the practice of dentistry and the treatment of myofascial injuries. The presentation will explain the wide spread importance of dentistry during the Civil War and the great advances made in reconstructive and therapeutic treatments. Civil War Talks are included in the price of admission and free to members. 

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