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Virtual Battlefield Tour – Medicine at Second Bull Run
August 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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, August 28 at 9:00 AM 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.
On Friday August 28, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn will take viewers on the museum’s first ever virtual battlefield tour at Manassas National Battlefield Park. He will detail locations around the battlefield related to medical care at the battle. From field dressing stations to field hospitals and beyond, there are many medical sites to showcase. To give Mr. Wynn time to move around the battlefield, there will be a few short breaks throughout the program.
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 an exciting program. 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!
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