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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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National Museum of Civil War Medicine to Participate in Blue Star Museums

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CIVIL WAR MEDICINE TO PARTICIPATE IN BLUE STAR MUSEUMS Today The National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) announces the launch of Blue Star Museums, a partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and more than 1,300 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty [...]

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Nineteenth Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine: Civil War Medicine, It’s Not What You Think

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Nineteenth Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine Civil War Medicine…it’s not what you think. Come learn the facts at the Nineteenth Annual Conference on Civil War Medicine Friday-Sunday, Sept. 30, Oct. 1-2, 2011, at the Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel in Towson, MD. A pre-conference event is scheduled for Thursday, September 29. The NMCWM has assembled [...]

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Fort Detrick leaders seek lessons from Harpers Ferry

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By Megan Eckstein, Frederick News Post, March 24, 2011 Step back in time 150 years, and Harpers Ferry was the equivalent of today’s Fort Detrick. Instead of housing pivotal biodefense assets, it housed a major federal arsenal. The town centered on government workers and the contractors and ancillary businesses that followed. The town was strategically [...]

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National Museum of Civil War Medicine Honors African Americans that served in the Civil War

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For Immediate Release:October 14, 2010Contact: Adele Air(301) 695-1864education@civilwarmed.org                                                                         National Museum of Civil War Medicine Honors African Americans that served in the Civil WarWith Lecture and New ExhibitBinding Wounds, Pushing Boundaries: African Americans in Civil War Medicine Frederick, MD – The National Museum of Civil War Medicine honors the history of the African Americans that [...]

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