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Women Soldiers in the Civil War Livestream
January 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
Learn the story of true female patriots who fought in the Civil War
Join us on Thursday, January 13 at 1:00 PM on Facebook for a virtual program hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. You can tune in by visiting facebook.com/CivilWarMed at the scheduled time.
Director of Education John Lustrea will talk with Tracey McIntire, Director of Communications, and Dr. Audrey Scanlan-Teller, historical researcher, about their documentation of some of the fascinating women who disguised themselves as men and fought as soldiers in the Civil War.
Tracey McIntire earned her BA in English at Rivier College in Nashua, N.H. She is Director of Communications at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, an interpretive volunteer at Antietam National Battlefield, a Historical Interpreter at South Mountain State Battlefield, and an active Civil War living historian, where she portrays a woman soldier in various guises.
Audrey Scanlan-Teller earned her MA and PhD in art history at the University of Delaware. Since 2005, she has portrayed a Civil War soldier for historical interpretive demonstrations. She is an interpretive volunteer at Antietam National Battlefield, a Historical Interpreter at South Mountain State Battlefield, and a small business owner.
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