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Historic Wet-Plate Photography at CBMSO

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Mr. John Milleker will be in the historic space of the Missing Soldiers Office from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM demonstrating and using the same photographic processes that photographers utilized during the Civil War. Say Cheese and get your image made!! Proceeds benefit the museum.

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Strategic Survey

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The Executive Staff is seeking public input in telling the museum’s story to help better serve the community. We would like to continue the conversation by asking you to take part in our Community Input Survey. ONLY 4 QUESTIONS!

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Annual Appeal

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Each year the Museum makes a direct appeal to our members, donors and supporters asking for an investment in a project of long-term importance. This year our appeal is an opportunity to preserve the legacy of one of America’s greatest citizens: Miss Clara Barton.

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Twenty-First Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine

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Come learn the facts at the Twenty-first Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine, Friday-Sunday, Oct. 4-6, 2013, at the DoubleTree By Hilton, Philadelphia-Valley Forge PA. Highlights of the conference include eleven unique lectures, happy hour and a bus tour of the hospital and medical sites in Philadelphia.

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Caleb Dorsey Baer: Frederick, Maryland’s Confederate Surgeon

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The diary and letters of Dr. Baer open a window into a little-known aspect of the American Civil War. Caleb Baer was born in Maryland and served in Missouri, both of which were border states with divided loyalties. Caleb served with Confederate forces, but his family members in Frederick County, Maryland, were staunch Union supporters. Never-before-published documents show a human side to the Civil War, including the toll the war took on families.

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Bucks for Barton!

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Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office is proud to be the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Partners in Preservation Grant Campaign towards the restoration of the site. The Museum’s goal is to match the $5,000 grant in 30 days. Now through June 12th you can help us double the funds received!

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