On Tour with the National Museum of Civil War Medicine at the Wilderness
May 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 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 Thursday, May 6 at 10:00 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 Thursday May 6, from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM, Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn and staff from Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields National Military Park will take virtual viewers to important medical sites on the Wilderness Battlefield for the Museum’s second edition of the “On Tour” series. Together they will highlight locations around the park related to medical care during and after the Battle of the Wilderness. To give the team 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 (email@example.com) 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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