COVID-19 and closures won’t stop us from sharing the incredible lessons we can learn from studying medical care during the Civil War!
Harpers Weekly Cartoon “News of the War” sketched by Winslow Homer
Join us on Monday, August 24 at 4:00 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 Cameron Saurers about his writing for the Museum about Civil War dentistry and dying soldier poems. Additionally he will talk about what it was like to have a public history internship in the midst of a pandemic. 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!
Cameron Sauers is a student at Gettysburg College, where he is a History major with minors in Public History and Civil War Era studies. Cameron is a Fellow at the Civil War Institute and is currently Co-Editor in Chief of the Gettysburg College Journal of the Civil War Era. Cameron conducted research as the 2019 Sandy Abend Summer Research Fellow at the Civil War Institute. Cameron can be reached on twitter @cam_sauers
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