Facebook Live – Searchable Online Databases with Terry Reimer
August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT| FREE
COVID-19 and closures won’t stop us from sharing the incredible lessons we can learn from studying medical care during the Civil War!
Join us on Thursday, August 13 at 2:00 PM on Facebook Live for a virtual program hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. You can tune in live by visiting facebook.com/civilwarmed/live at the scheduled time.
Education Coordinator John Lustrea will talk with NMCWM Director of Research Terry Reimer about a brand new crowd-sourced database about Civil War medical personnel. In their conversation, they will detail all the exciting new research projects going on at the museum, and how you can get involved. Send us your questions in advance on Facebook or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and tune in to the Museum’s Facebook page for what is sure to be a fascinating conversation. During this FREE program, you’ll hear about different aspects of healthcare on the front lines and in hospitals during the most destructive conflict in our nation’s history that continues impact us today. We are here to answer your questions about Civil War medical care!
Terry Reimer is presently the Director of Research the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, Maryland. Previous work includes over twenty years of experience in historical archaeology and research, specializing in 17th, 18th and 19th century American sites. TaShe holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Maryland and did graduate work in anthropology and folklore studies at George Washington University. She is the author of three books, One Vast Hospital: the Civil War Hospital Sites in Frederick, Maryland after Antietam, Divided by Conflict, United by Compassion: The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and The Story of Civil War Medicine: Divided By Conflict, United By Compassion. She is also the co-author of two other books, Bad Doctors: Military Justice Proceedings Against 622 Civil War Surgeons and Caleb Dorsey Baer: Frederick, Maryland’s Confederate Surgeon.
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