Civil War Medical History
Please join us on Saturday and Sunday, June 15 – 16, 2019, for demonstrations by Living Historians regarding medical practices during the American Civil War. Medical and surgical methods are a captivating – and often misunderstood – aspect of the Civil War. Living Historians representing the 2nd Corps Hospital Unit (CSA) will be on site all day Saturday and until 3:00 P.M. on Sunday to talk with visitors about various facets of Civil War medical and hospital procedures and address some of the common misconceptions of the care and treatment of Civil War soldiers.
Saturday, June 15, 2019
Civil War Medicine Living History demonstrations: 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Guided Walking Tour of the Ellwood Grounds (45 minutes): 11:00 AM
Special Civil War Medicine and Hospital Presentation: 1:00 P.M.
Guided Walking Tour to Wilderness Tavern hospital site: (1 hr. 15 min) 2:30 P.M.
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Civil War Medicine Living History demonstrations: 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Ellwood Manor will be open both days 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M