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First Saturday Walking Tour to Highlight Civil War Hospitals

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Sign up today for the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s latest First Saturday Walking Tour experience in Downtown Frederick.    On Saturday, June 4th, NMCWM historian Jake Wynn will lead a guided tour to numerous Civil War hospital sites along Church Street, an avenue which hosted thousands of wounded Union and Confederate soldiers in the late summer and fall of 1862. Following the bloody engagements at South Mountain and Antietam in September 1862, the City of Frederick was flooded with close to 10,000 wounded and sick soldiers seeking care in the temporary army hospitals established in the schools, churches, and public…

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Big News!

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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is proud to announce that we are now an official charity of the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).

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Sugarloaf Mountain Cigar and Whiskey Night 2016

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“Will you give us our whiskey, Colonel, if we take it?” “Yes, by God, you shall all have just as much as you want…” That short exchange came just prior to the 51st Pennsylvania charging across Burnside Bridge during the Battle of Antietam. The unit took the bridge and they received all the whiskey they could drink.  Civil War soldiers loved their whiskey…   Share in an authentic Civil War experience and taste history during the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s Cigar and Whiskey Night 2016 at Strong Mansion!    Register Here for Cigar and Whiskey Night 2016    …

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Call for Papers

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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) is proud to continue and grow our annual conference on Civil War medicine. For the first time, the NMCWM is specifically seeking papers from emerging scholars in the field: undergraduate and graduate students. Abstracts and electronic C.V.s are due June 30, 2016.

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Countdown to Mercy Street

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Mercy Street, an original period-drama set in a Civil War hospital, premieres on PBS in less than a week. Turn to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine to learn more about the history behind the historical drama.

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Thank You, Frank

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It is with great sadness that the National Museum of Civil War Medicine says goodbye to our friend and beloved volunteer Frank Parsons.

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The Barton Patient Rolls

Search through the patient list from Clara Barton’s records.

The Barton Rolls



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Frederick Patients after the Battle of Antietam

Search through our list below of patients that were treated in Frederick after the Battle of Antietam.



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