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“Indignant, Excited, Alarmed” – Clara Barton and the Pratt Street Riot
April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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, April 30 at 12:00 PM for a virtual program hosted by Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. You can tune in live by registering in advance. Click here to register.
After the bloodshed in Baltimore on April 19, 1861, wounded soldiers of the Sixth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry made their way to Washington in need of medical care. Join Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine as he explores the experiences of Clara Barton in the aftermath of the Pratt Street Riot. Register in advance for this program to watch it live.
Jake Wynn is the Director of Interpretation at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. He also writes independently at the Wynning History blog.
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