Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm
The Warrior Spirit: Native American Warrior Culture from the Civil War to Today @ National Museum of Civil War Medicine
See the Civil War from a new perspective: the Native American fighters who fought on both sides of the conflict Notoriety has been growing for the impressive role that Native Americans have played in American conflicts across the centuries. Tribes fought on both sides in the Seven Years’ War and the American Revolution. The same is true during the American Civil War. Both North and South deployed Native American warriors who played a vital role in many of the war’s biggest battles and campaigns. NMCWM staff member Meg Gaulding will explore the role that Native American fighters played during...

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Sep 3 @ 3:00 pm
The March to Antietam: First Saturday Walking Tour @ Downtown Frederick
    The world turned its eyes to Frederick in September 1862. Join the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s Jake Wynn and Avery Lentz on a guided walking tour of Downtown Frederick focusing on the city’s role in the Maryland Campaign of 1862. Hear the words of those who experienced Confederate occupation, fighting in the streets, and the deluge of wounded soldiers coming into the city’s hospitals from the bloodiest day in American history, September 17, 1862. This program is a “pay-as-you-please” event. Registration is FREE. Give us your feedback and pay what YOU think it was worth when...

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Frederick Civil War Series - "George B. Delaplaine, Jr: A Peerless Legacy" Film Screening @ National Museum of Civil War Medicine
This locally-produced film explores one of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s biggest supporters Join us on Saturday, September 10 as we honor George B. Delaplaine, Jr. by screening the Digital Bard film “A Peerless Legacy.” Check out a teaser for the film here: The film screening is free for NMCWM members and included with admission to the museum for the general public.
Death and Destruction in Downtown Frederick - First Saturday Walking Tour @ Downtown Frederick
  War came to Frederick in 1861 – a four year nightmare ensued. The Civil War brought deprivations and horrors never before seen in this region. Soldiers camped on farmer’s properties, stripping them bare of food and supplies. Fighting took place in the streets, leading to damage to properties and wounded soldiers being treated in the city’s hospitals. The dead quickly filled row-upon-row at Mount Olivet Cemetery. Join the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s historians for the latest Downtown Frederick walking tour on Saturday, October 1 at 3 PM. The program will focus on the worst aspects of the...

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Oct 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The 9th Annual Jonathan Letterman Award @ Strong Mansion
Help us further the legacy of Civil War Medicine! The Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award honors an individual, program or organization that has made an exemplary contribution to civilian or military medicine – continuing the legacy of Dr. Letterman.It is given to those that are leading innovative efforts in battlefield care, prosthetic technology, improving patient outcomes of the severely wounded, or leveraging cutting edge medical technology in new ways. Nominations for the 2016 Major Jonathan Letterman Medical Excellence Award are now being accepted. Click here to nominate someone. The dinner will be held at Strong Mansion on Sugarloaf...

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Oct 15 @ 2:30 pm
African American History at Monocacy Junction - Frederick's Civil War Series  @ National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Monocacy Junction experienced warfare in July 1864 – but it also witnessed slavery, freedom, and the march to war. Tracy Evans will detail the incredible story of African Americans on the land now known as Monocacy National Battlefield. Tracy Evans was born and raised in Hagerstown, Maryland, just thirty miles west of Monocacy National Battlefield. She received her Bachelors Degree in History from Frostburg State University, and a Masters Degree in Historical Studies, focusing on American History, from University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Her interests are in Colonial, Civil War, and African American studies. Tracy first came...

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Nov 12 @ 2:30 pm
Spies in Frederick County - Frederick’s Civil War Series  @ National Museum of Civil War Medicine
When war came to Frederick, the spies came along with it.   Local historian Matt Borders will reveal the secret history of Frederick’s Civil War. Frederick’s strategic location in Maryland ensured that the secret services of both Union and Confederate sides would square off in this region. Their success or failure at procuring information within the borders of Frederick County could mean the difference between victory and defeat on the battlefield. Join us through the fall for talks about Frederick and various aspects of its Civil War history. The talk is included with admission to the National Museum of...

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Christmas in the Hospital: The Holidays in Frederick’s Civil War Hospitals - Frederick’s Civil War Series @ National Museum of Civil War Medicine
  How did the patients in Frederick’s Civil War hospitals celebrate the holidays?   Join us at the National Museum of Civil War as Program Coordinator Jake Wynn details how Christmas was celebrated inside Downtown Frederick’s numerous war-time hospitals. Between 1861 and 1865, thousands of soldiers were treated here in the city. Many of them were away from their units due to injury or disease and were surrounded by strangers. The citizens of Frederick stood up and provided food, drink, and entertainment for many of the soldiers housed here over the course of four Christmas seasons. Uncover the incredible stories...

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The Barton Patient Rolls

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

The Barton Rolls

Frederick Patients after the Battle of Antietam

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