Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

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When: September 19, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 East Patrick Street Frederick, MD 21701

The Sultana Tragedy of 1865 Join the members of the Frederick County Roundtable for a presentation from Hilda Koontz on “The Sultana Tragedy of 1865.” The meetings and presentations are free and open to the public. They are held September through May on the third Thursday of the month. For more information on the Frederick [...]

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Textile Weekend at Antietam National Battlefield

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When: September 28, 2013 – September 29, 2013 (all-day)
Where: The Dunker Church , 5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg, MD 21782

Textile Weekend at Antietam National Battlefield Coats & Quilts, Soldiers & Civilians The National Museum of Civil War Medicine presents hands-on history program in the Dunker Church at Antietam National Battlefield. Staff and volunteers weave together stories of soldiers and civilians who fought and lived on Antietam Battlefield 150 years ago.  Join us for special [...]

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Museums Closed: New Year’s Day

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When: January 1, 2014 (all-day)

  The National Museum of Civil War Medicine and its affiliate sites will be closed today, Wednesday, January 1st, 2014. Happy New Year!

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Museums Closed: Thanksgiving

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When: November 27, 2014 (all-day)

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine & its affiliate sites will be closed today, Thursday, November 27th, 2014 in observation on Thanksgiving. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 28th, 2014 at 10:00am.

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Museums Closed: Thanksgiving

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When: November 28, 2013 (all-day)

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine & its affiliate sites will be closed today, Thursday, November 28th, 2013 in observation on Thanksgiving. The Museum will be open on Friday, November 29th, 2013 at 10:00am.

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Antietam National Battlefield Illumination

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When: December 6, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Pry House Field Hospital Museum , 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, MD 21754

  Before experiencing Antietam Battlefield’s annual Grand Illumination;  Visit the exhibits at Pry House and Thrashing Barn.  Walk the same halls as General McClellan and President Lincoln.  Experience the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam through the eyes of Civil War era living historians.Illumination gates open at 6pm at the entrance on Route 34. Pry [...]

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Antietam National Battlefield Illumination

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When: December 7, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Pry House Field Hospital Museum , 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, MD 21754

  Before experiencing Antietam Battlefield’s annual Grand Illumination;  Visit the exhibits at Pry House and Thrashing Barn.  Walk the same halls as General McClellan and President Lincoln.  Experience the aftermath of the Battle of Antietam through the eyes of Civil War era living historians.Illumination gates open at 6pm at the entrance on Route 34. Pry [...]

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Book Signing: Women at Gettysburg-1863 Revisited by Eileen Conklin

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When: July 28, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 East Patrick Street Frederick, MD 21701

Join the NMCWM Director of Research, Terry Reimer for a meet and greet with author Eileen Conklin at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine on Sunday July, 28th 2013.Women at Gettysburg-1863 Revisited  tells the story of forty women who served on the field of Gettysburg and Sanitary Commission workers. State agents, laundresses, soldiers, and [...]

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Book Signing: Caleb Dorsey Baer: Frederick, Maryland’s Confederate Surgeon

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When: July 6, 2013 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Where: The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 East Patrick Street Frederick, MD 21701

Book Signing  Join editors  F. Terry Hambrecht, M.D. and Terry Reimer on First Saturday for a book signing of Caleb Dorsey Baer: Frederick, Maryland’s Confederate Surgeon the newest NMCWM Press publication.  The diary and letters of Dr. Baer open a window into a little-known aspect of the American Civil War. Caleb was born in Maryland and served in [...]

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Opening Reception

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When: May 31, 2013 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Delaplaine-Randall Conference Room, 48 East Patrick Street Frederick, MD 21701

 Opening Reception  The Gettysburg Collection Rebecca Pearl Art Show The National Museum of Civil War Medicine will host a private opening reception  on Friday, May 31st 4:00pm to 7:00pm  for special guest and members. Based on the equestrian monuments at Gettysburg Battlefield, nine original water color paintings will be the anchor pieces of the Rebecca [...]

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