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Battlefield Trauma Care in the Union Army with Mark Quattrock
September 4 @ 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 Friday, September 4 at 1:00 PM on Facebook for a virtual program hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.
Mark Quattrock, the Director and Co-Founder of the Blue and Gray Hospital Association, will give a presentation about battlefield trauma care in the Union army during the Civil War. In the presentation, he will cover what medicines surgeons took with them to the battlefield as well as the various kits surgeons used. Throughout, Mr. Quattrock will show reproductions of the items in question. 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!
Mark Quattrock currently works as a Quality Specialist for Tata Consultancy Services. He has a Master of Arts in History degree from Millersville University-Millersville, PA and a Bachelors of Science degree in Education from Kutztown University-Kutztown, PA. Mark is a Civil War reenactor and is going on his 28th year as a reenactor. He is Director and Co-Founder of the Blue & Gray Hospital Association, one of the official Living History groups for the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. He has been a member of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for 19 years and 14 years as a volunteer for the museum. He has also been, a member of the Society of Civil War Surgeons for 19 years and Vice President of the First Defenders Civil War Roundtable of Berks County, PA for 5 Years. Mark is currently researching and writing a book on Satterlee Hospital in the Civil War.
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