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George Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital Site: Maxwell’s Battery, Frederick Ladies Relief Society

George Spangler Farm Civil War Field Hospital Site: Maxwell’s Battery, Frederick Ladies Relief Society

When Friday, Jun. 29, 2018
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Where Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center
1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Details Event Type: Lecture
Industry: Education

Description Living historians of the 17th Corps Field Hospital and Patriot Daughters of Lancaster will help you discover the stories of the soldiers, surgeons and civilians of Gettysburg. The groups will exhibit and demonstrate Union Civil War Medicine. A ladies aid society from Lancaster City that was formed immediately after the firing on Fort Sumter will be portrayed. A special program of a “Civil War Medical Demonstration: Surgery Bullet Extraction & Brain Surgery with an emphasis on the Triage System developed by Union Army dealing with mass casualties” will be held at 12:30 p.m. June 30 at in the barn. The site will be open for the 2018 summer season through Aug. 12 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with access via shuttle from the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center.

Sponsored By Gettysburg Foundation

Price Price: Adults $6/Youth $2
Event Website

Contact Information Gettysburg Foundation
marketing@gettysburgfoundation.org
Phone: (877) 874-2478

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