Dorothea Dix and the Memory of Civil War Medicine with Dr. Thomas J. Brown


January 25, 2021 1:00 pm January 25, 2021 2:00 pm

Join us on Monday January 25 at 1:00 PM on Facebook for a *pre-recorded* virtual program hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. You can tune in live by visiting at the scheduled time.

Education Coordinator John Lustrea will have a conversation with Dr. Thomas J. Brown about the famous Civil War nurse and reformer Dorothea Dix. In addition to discussing her life and Civil War career, Professor Brown will also cover use Dix as a lens to talk about the wider memory and memorialization of Civil War nurses. You won’t want to miss this engaging discussion about of the 19th century’s greatest figures and what her life can tell us about how we think of Civil War medicine today.

Presented by:
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
48 East Patrick Street, Frederick, Virginia
Free Virtual Event
Facebook Live
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