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Civil War talk
November 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
More Perspectives of Civil War Medicine: from the Practioner and the Soldier”
Instructor: Tom Laser, Christ Lutheran
Will discuss the perspective of the Civil War medical practioner and the patient soldier. Relates the many advances in medical practice of the mid19th century, including examples of actual medical devices (replica) and first person accounts of soldiers who were patients in a Gettysburg Civil War field hospital – and their encounters with the military medical system of their day.