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The Legacy of Civil War Medicine with Former Director George Wunderlich
June 15 @ 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!
On Monday June 15, join us at 1:00 PM for a Facebook Live conversation with George Wunderlich, former Executive Director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. You can tune in live by visiting facebook.com/civilwarmed/live at the scheduled time.
Executive Director David Price and Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn will have a conversation with former Director George Wunderlich about the legacy of Civil War medicine. Part of the Museum’s mission to connect the past to the present, and Mr. Wunderlich is uniquely suited to make those connections. 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!
George Wunderlich was the Executive Director of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine from 2002 to 2015. Mr. Wunderlich’s focus on education helped the Museum expand its teaching programs, both on-site and off-site. Today he is the Director of the Army Medical Department Museum in Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
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