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George Wunderlich retiring August 1

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George Wunderlich, Executive Director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, based in Frederick, Md., announced to the board his plans to resign, effective August 1, 2015.

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“George has been a strong leader for this organization during his 15-year tenure,” said Betsy Estilow, president of the board. “The museum has greatly increased its national exposure and educational capacity under his leadership.”

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Cigar and Whiskey 2015

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Share in an authentic Civil War experience– smoking cigars and sipping whiskey! Lyon Distilling Co. and Virginia Sweetwater Distillery will be joining the NMCWM for this event- pouring samplings of rum, moonshine and whiskey. The Wine Kitchen will provide sustenance. Register now! Tickets will sell-out!

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The Clara Barton Sessions

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YOU DID IT! Thank you to everyone who gave to this unique project! We made our goal of $12,500 and we are funded! We will now have music as permanent programming at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office in Washington, DC. The DC musicians who recorded period music and original material inspired by Clara Barton at the CBMSO will be paid for their music and talents AND you will be able to enjoy it all on a CD or download! Thanks again!

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Letterman Lecture Series

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The Letterman Lecture Series at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine and The Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Friday Afternoon Lectures The National Museum of Civil War Medicine invites you to attend our Letterman Lecture Series.   The lectures in this series will be given by those who have been honored or nominated to receive the Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award.  The nominees and honorees are those whose work will have long lasting impact on the direction of medicine in the future.  A question and answer period will be offered after each presentation. Museum exhibits will also remain open…

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Civil War Scholars Saturday – April 25

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The Pry House Field Hospital Museum hosts a one-day symposium with expert historians in American Civil War history. Scholars from diverse backgrounds will each give an individual presentation on a common theme, followed by an open and engaging discussion with the audience. This year’s program will focus on fighting soldiers in colorful and unique roles during the Civil War.

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Living Historians Workshop – March 14

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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine hosts its Annual Civil War Medicine Living Historians Workshop, an all-day symposium on skills, knowledge, and resources valuable in providing quality living history programs to the public, specifically focused on medicine during the Civil War.

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Historic Happy Hour

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Join us this TODAY for our Historic Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. at our Museum in Frederick! We’ll be sharing some exciting news and celebrating our new partnership with Distillery Lane Ciderworks, who will be providing samples of cider! Don’t miss out!

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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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