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Civil War Medicine Aboard the USS Constellation with Brad Stone
July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT| FREE
Learn about medical care in the US Navy during the Civil War from the interior of a Civil War era ship in this virtual program.
Join us on Monday, July 19 at 1:00 PM on YouTube for a pre-recorded virtual program hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. You can tune in live by visiting youtube.com/user/nmcwm at the scheduled time.
Living historian Brad Stone of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine and Historic Ships of Baltimore will show viewers around the sick bay aboard the USS Constellation in Baltimore and discusses the medical care in the United States Navy during the Civil War.
Brad Stone served with the federal government as a senior public relations executive dealing with a wide variety of public health issues. He led the public relations operations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). He currently combines his interest in the Civil War and medical history by volunteering as a docent on a regular basis at both the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD and aboard the USS Constellation in Baltimore Harbor. He has given presentations on a variety of Civil War topics at a number of institutions including the Gettysburg Heritage Center and the U.S. Navy Museum at the Navy Yard in Washington, DC. He also recently appeared on C-SPAN3 American History TV talking about the Civil War’s impact on shaping the modern American Christmas holiday.
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