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Virtual Q&A on Facebook Live – Bodies in Blue with Sarah Handley-Cousins
April 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 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 Monday, April 13 at 7:00 PM on Facebook Live for a virtual program hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn will have a conversation with Dr. Sarah Handley-Cousins about disability in the Civil War and the struggle of Union veterans. Send us your questions in advance on Facebook or by email (email@example.com) 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!
Sarah Handley-Cousins, PhD is a historian, writer, and podcaster located in Buffalo, New York. Her first book, Bodies in Blue: Disability in the Civil War North, was released by UGA Press in July 2019. She is Clinical Assistant Professor of History and Associate Director of the Center for Disability Studies at the University at Buffalo. She is also an editor for the history blog Nursing Clio and producer for Dig: A History Podcast.