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The Army of Northern Virginia’s Medical Corps in the Maryland Campaign
July 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT| Free
How did the Confederate medical service perform at The Battle of Sharpsburg?
Historian and Antietam Battlefield Guide Kevin Pawlak will examine the role of work of Medical Director Lafayette Guild and the Army of Northern Virginia’s medical corps during the 1862 Maryland Campaign. Pawlak will draw numerous parallels between the effectiveness and operating procedures between the Confederate and Union medical branches during this vital stage of the Civil War.
This talk is part of our Young Historians summer series. Escape the heat of a Maryland summer and enjoy a talk from up-and-coming Civil War historians. Join us at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine on Thursday evenings this summer for unique Civil War talks you won’t hear anywhere else.