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Enrollment Board Surgeons with Nathan Marzoli
October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 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 Friday, October 2 at 4:00 PM on Facebook for a virtual program hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
Education Coordinator John Lustrea will talk with Historian Nathan Marzoli about Enrollment Board Surgeons in the Civil War. Based on his research for a blog post Mr. Marzoli will lay out the challenges for Surgeons conducting medical examinations from 1863-1865. The stories he shares are astounding, and you won’t want to miss them.
Nathan A. Marzoli is a staff historian at the Air National Guard History Office, located on Joint Base Andrews. A U.S. Air Force veteran, he completed his bachelor’s degree in history and master’s degree in history and museum studies at the University of New Hampshire. Marzoli’s primary researching and writing interests focus on conscription in the Civil War North. He is the author of several articles, including “‘A Region Which Will at the Same Time Delight and Disgust You:’ Landscape Transformation and Changing Environmental Relationships in Civil War Washington, D.C.” (Civil War History); “‘We Are Seeing Something of Real War Now:’ The 3d, 4th and 7th New Hampshire on Morris Island, July–September 1863” (Winner of the 2017 Army Historical Foundation’s Distinguished Writing Award); “‘Their Loss Was Necessarily Severe:’ The 12th New Hampshire at Chancellorsville”; and “‘The Best Substitute:’ U.S. Army Low-Mountain Training in the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains, 1943–1944″ (Army History).
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