48 East Patrick Street Frederick
Surgeons, Sisters and Stonewall Jackson
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine pays homage to those who served in the Confederate Medical Corps and the civilians who assisted them in their care of the wounded.
Confederate Living Historians of The Blue & Gray Hospital Association will display CSA medical artifacts and reproductions. They will share many stories of the 9,000 dedicated surgeons and assistant surgeons that served the Confederacy, the organizational structure and field system adopted by the Confederate Medical Service as well as the medical distribution system. Visit their displays in the Delaplaine Randall Room from 11am until 4pm
Dr. Mathew Lively, author of Calamity at Chancellorsville: The Wounding and Death of General Stonewall Jackson . This is the first full-length examination of the events surrounding Jackson’s wounds and the cause of his death. Join Dr. Lively from 11am until 4pm for book signing and informal remarks in our Evacuation Gallery. He’ll speak on the Death of Stonewall Jackson at 11:30am.
President Jefferson Davis portrayed by Mr. Philip McGourty will visit the NMCWM directly from the White House of the Confederacy. President Davis will share the story of the Daughters and Sisters of Charity support of the Confederacy from noon until 4:45 with a formal presentation from 2pm until 2:30pm Visit with President Davis in the museum’s Pavilion Hospital Gallery.
The program fee is included in the Museum admission fee. Re-admittance to the Museum the day of talk is welcome. Free to NMCWM members and active volunteers. $1.00 garage parking located behind the museum. For more information, visit www.CivilWarMed.org or call 301-695-1864, ext. 17.