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Civil War Influences on Today at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

Date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
This program will be held at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, located at 48 E Patrick St in Frederick, MD.

The American Civil War changed the landscape of our nation. From medical advancements to government programs, from a civil rights to social norms, the Civil War still influences our daily lives. Listen and learn as the National Museum of Civil War Medicine presents on effects of the Civil War. Presented by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, this is the second session in a three-part series. Best for ages 5+

To Feed an Army: Food and Nutrition in the Civil War

Date: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Napoleon Bonaparte supposedly said that “an army marches on its stomach,” and this remark proved very true during the Civil War. Feeding hundreds of thousands of men was one of the greatest logistical challenges for both sides during four years of war. Learn what the rank and file of Civil War armies ate while on campaign and how soldiers might keep and prepare their food in the field. The monotony of army food was not only boring, it was seriously detrimental to one’s health, leading many soldiers to creatively supplement modest government-issued rations.

Animal Heroes Meetup: Sheriff K-9 Officer Demonstration

Date: 
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 1:30pm
Meet up with a law enforcement officer who fights crime one bite at a time – a Frederick County Sherriff’s Office K-9 Officer. We will meet at the Middletown Park, near the pavilion by the pond, at 1:30 p.m. Demonstration will take place in the grassy area behind the pavilion.

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