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NMCWM Searchable Database of Artifacts

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Check out the brand new online searchable database of artifacts! The collection of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine includes a wide range of artifacts from the medical instruments and supplies used by the Civil War doctors and caregivers, to medical documents and the personal letters of doctors and nurses, to medical textbooks of the period, to hospital items, and even to some of the weapons which caused the battle wounds.

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Antietam Early Banjo Gathering Concert

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            June 21, 2014; 5:15 PM 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, [...]

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Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy

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NMCWM Historic Happy Hours at Monocacy Crossing   Monocacy Crossing 4424A Urbana Pike Frederick, MD 21704   July 5-9, 2014   The National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) will host Historic Happy Hours at Monocacy Crossing July 5-9 to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy. Visitors will have a chance to [...]

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June 7th – Civil War Talk – Soldiers and their Quilts

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  June 7, 2014; 2:00 PM   Textile historian Mavis Slawson will discuss how quilts were important to Civil War soldiers in many ways, used for camping in the field, as saddle blankets, tablecloths, and myriad other purposes.  At the time of the Civil War, “quilt” was used as a term for almost any bed [...]

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Discover Clara Barton

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Help the world Discover Clara Barton. She was a one woman rolling thunder.
Be one of the first to see where she lived and worked during the Civil War.
DC’s newest museum now open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

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Register Now! 2014 Antietam Early Banjo Gathering

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  2014 Antietam Early Banjo Gathering (AEBG-VII) At the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s Pry House Field Hospital Museum On Antietam National Battlefield   In Partnership with The Baltimore Museum of Industry   June 20-22, 2014   The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is proud to present the Seventh Antietam Early Banjo Gathering [...]

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Pry House Garden – Dig It!

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Join the Pry House staff and volunteers as we plant new additions to the medicinal and kitchen garden Saturday, May 10th . Grab your gloves and stop by and learn more about the different plants and how they were used during the Civil War.

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