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Remembering Bettie Delaplaine

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We lost our beloved Bettie Delaplaine suddenly in October. We are honored to have been chosen by her family as a charity to accept donations in her memory. Bettie loved the NMCWM and was an integral part of getting it off the ground. We have received nearly $5000 thus far.

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Dutch Oven Cooking Class

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  Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM The Pry House Field Hospital Museum will host a class taught by expert dutch oven cooks, Meredith Poffenberger, Jackie Greer, and Robert Stransky. Visitors will see first-hand the technique of cooking with dutch ovens, which were an integral part of both home and camp cooking during the Civil War Era. Visitors can observe the unique style of cooking with these traditional vessels, as well as their impressive versatility for preparing a wide range of food. Participants will then have the chance to taste the delicious cast-iron creations! Class Sessions will…

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Historic Happy Hour

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We would like to invite you to celebrate the grand opening of our newest exhibit When the War is Over… The Mental and Physical Legacy of the War at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine on August 28th from 4 to 6 p.m. Enjoy the newest release in the Civil War Beer Series, Bad Old Man Ransom Ale, along with refreshments provided by Wegmans in the Delaplaine-Randall Conference Room.    Our new exhibit shares the story of a soldier’s life in the aftermath of war. A Civil War veteran experienced mental and physical trials while returning to civilian life; an obstacle CURRENTLY…

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Speakers Bureau

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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine proudly offers outreach programs on various topics. Book a speaker today!

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22nd Annual Conference

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Join us in Georgia! We are partnering with Kennesaw State University this year. Tour Confederate Hospital Sites and much, much more!

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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, once America’s most popular instrument. Seating is limited, we ask guest to consider bring their own chairs. The cost of this event is $5 per adult and $3 per child. For More information, contact Kyle Wichtendahl at kyle.wichtendahl@civilwarmed.org or 301-695-1864 ex. 1013.

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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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