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Virtual History Happy Hour – Battlefield Medicine and the Fight for Fort Fisher
January 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST| 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, January 14 at 4:00 PM EST 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 and Membership and Development Coordinator Kyle Dalton will discuss medical care given during the fight near Fort Fisher in January 1865 on the Museum’s YouTube Channel. In this virtual history happy hour, they will cover all the challenges of administering medicine in an amphibious operation and other notable medical aspects of the campaign 156 years later.
Send us your questions in advance on Facebook or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and tune in to the Museum’s Facebook page for what is sure to be a fascinating conversation. 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!
Like these programs? Consider supporting our efforts by becoming a member or donating to the Museum! Your efforts ensure that we can continue sharing the story of Civil War medicine in this crucial time. In history, we can find hope amid our struggle against COVID-19.