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Letters From War – Private Peleg Bradford and Civil War Medicine
June 14 @ 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!
Join us on Monday, June 14 at 1:00 PM on YouTube for a 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.
Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn will share stories from Private Peleg Bradford’s Civil War letters which are on display at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Bradford was wounded at Petersburg, and wrote home about his amputation and recovery process. His letters offer an excellent window into Civil War medical care.
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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