Please join Ellwood Manor on Saturday and Sunday, June 17-18, 2017, for demonstrations by Living Historians regarding medical practices during the American Civil War. Medicine and surgery methods are a captivating – and often misunderstood -- aspects of the Civil War. Living Historians representing the 2nd Corps Hospital Unit (CSA) will be on site all day Saturday and until noon 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. Special programs will also be offered on Saturday, June 17. Come at 1pm (Saturday) for a presentation discussing the wounding of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, Civil War Medicine in general, and Ellwood as a Confederate Convalescent Hospital following the Battle of Chancellorsville in May of 1863.
Date: Saturday, June 17 & Sunday, June 18, 2017
Location: Ellwood Manor, 36380 Constitution Highway, Locust Grove, VA 22508
More Info: (540)672-5668