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Living Historian Workshop

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Four stellar living historians and museum professionals share their experience and expertise with professional and volunteer museum staff interested in improving their mid-Victorian medical impressions. We offer a rare opportunity to tour the Museum with its founder Dr. Gordon Dammann. He’ll expound on his unique perspective on artifacts currently on display from his original collection. 8:30am until 5pm. Programs, notebook, handouts, lunch and snacks included. Pre-registration required.

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Cigar and Whiskey Night 2013

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The 2nd annual Cigar and Whiskey Night on South Mountain at a private historic farm. Enjoy stories, stogies and sips of aqua vitae! Featuring Smooth Ambler Spirits and Catoctin Creek Distillery. This year, spend the night under our tent for an enhanced Civil War experience. Limited to 75 attendees – what a perfect Holiday Gift.

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Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office

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Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office was originally rediscovered by Richard Lyons of the General Services Administration (GSA) in 1996, when the building was scheduled for demolition. Located on 7th street, NW, Washington D.C., the site is the location where Clara Barton lived during and immediately after the Civil War.

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A Pry House Christmas

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We are happy to announce that the Pry House Field Hospital Museum will be holding a special event; a Pry House Christmas. On December 15th, from 11 AM to 4 PM, come and experience what Christmas was like during the time of the Civil War. We will have speakers and handouts. There will also be songs, decorations, and treats. You can even have your photo taken with our very own Civil War Santa Claus, Jim Tent! Fun for all ages!

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Civil War Beer – The Sesquicentennial Series

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History – Drink It In! These beers were inspired by actual Civil War recipes. Brewers Alley Restaurant has teamed up with the National Museum of Civil War Medicine to bring you the opportunity to share in an actual Civil War Experience — drinking beer! Click here for more information about Antietam Ale, Proclamation Porter and more.

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Fifth Annual Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award

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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine congratulates the winners of the Fifth Annual Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award.  COL Craig D. Shriver won the individual award and COL Dallas Hack accepted the organizational award on behalf of The Department of Defense Combat Casualty Care Research Program. The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, located in Frederick, MD, established the Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award to recognize an organization and an individual that contributes to the advancement of medical processes and improved patient outcomes and quality-of-life. This year’s event was held at Bethesda North Marriott on October 24,…

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Roulette Farm Artifacts Exhibit at Pry House – September Only!

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August 31, 2012For Immediate Release: Pry House Field Hospital Museum, Antietam National Battlefield satellite of theNational Museum of Civil War Medicine Civil War Medicine…it’s not what you think. Roulette Farm Artifacts Special Exhibit at Pry House To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, the Pry House Field Hospital Museum is hosting a special exhibit of Civil War artifacts recovered from the Antietam Battlefield. The exhibit features a diverse collection of items found buried at the William Roulette Farm. The property saw heavy fighting during the battle as Union troops past through while attacking the infamous Bloody Lane,…

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Pry House Hosts Unprecedented Events for 150th Commemoration

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For Immediate Release: 150th Anniversary Weekend Commemoration of the Battle of Antietam Pry House Field Hospital Museum National Museum of Civil War Medicine  Civil War Medicine…it’s not what you think. Union Army Headquarters During the Battle of Antietam, the Pry House served as headquarters for General George B. McClellan and the Union Army. One hundred fifty years later, the Pry Farm will once again be under occupation as living historians on the lawn and around the house will portray members of the Union Army headquarters. They will be joined by the elite 5thNY Regiment, who will serve as camp guards…

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Twentieth Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine Intinerary Announced

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Twentieth Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam October 5-7, 2012 Pre-Conference Event, October 4, 2012 Bus Tour of the Hospital Sites of the Antietam Battlefield Ramada Plaza Hotel, Hagerstown, MD Civil War Medicine…it’s not what you think!  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW! Come learn the facts at the Twentieth Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine, Friday-Sunday, Oct. 5-7, 2012, at the Ramada Plaza Hotel, Hagerstown, MD.  The National Museum of Civil War Medicine has assembled an impressive panel of prominent historians, authors, and medical professionals speaking on a wide variety of topics…

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Medical Innovators Honored as Heroes and Pioneers

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Contact: April DietrichInstitutional Advancement and Communicationcommunication@civilwarmed.org301-695-1864October 31, 2011 For Immediate Release: Medical Innovators Honored as Heroes and Pioneers The National Museums of Civil War Medicine will honor the innovative work of the Military Amputee Research Program (MARP) and the leadership of COL Alexander Stojadinovic, MD, FACS at a Gala Dinner on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at Musket Ridge Golf Course in Myersville, MD. The Surgeon General of the Army and Commander of the U.S. Army Medical Command Lt. Gen. Eric B. Schoomaker offered the keynote address at this year’s Maj Jonathan Letterman Award for Medical Excellence Gala Dinner. Lieutenant General…

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