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Post-War Depictions of Civil War Wounds with Dr. Allison Johnson
August 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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, August 17 at 1:00 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 Dr. Allison Johnson about her book The Scars We Carve: Bodies and Wounds in Civil War Print Culture. Don’t miss the chance to hear about how people read about a saw depictions of Civil War injuries after the war. 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!
Allison M. Johnson is assistant professor of English at San José State University. She is the author of The Scars We Carve: Bodies and Wounds in Civil War Print Culture. She is currently working on an edited collection of the Left-Armed Corps’ writings.
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