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Medical Care After The Battle of Monocacy with Ryan Quint
July 6, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 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, July 6 at 8:00 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.
Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn will have a conversation historian Ryan Quint about medical after the Battle of Monocacy. Together they will examine the events in July 1864 when General Jubal Early and a Confederate Army entered Frederick. In a series of rapidly unfolding events leading up to July 9, 1864, Confederate troops inundated Frederick, ransomed the city for $200,000, and began a fight with Union troops stationed three miles south of town. 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!
Ryan Quint graduated from the University of Mary Washington, is a former seasonal park historian at the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, and now works at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. He authored the 2017 book Determined to Stand and Fight: The Battle of Monocacy, July 9, 1864.
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