The Alliance of the Union and Imperial Russian Navies
September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT| FREE
Learn about global dimensions of the Civil War through the lens of the US-Russian Naval Alliance
Join us on Friday, September 24 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 talk about the global dimensions of the American Civil War. To do this, he will highlight the surprising alliance between the Russian and Union Navies and the consequences it had on global politics.
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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