Experience an 1863-era field hospital and Civil War encampment on the grounds of the Museum! Interact with living historians from the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Co. B., and the 20th Maine Camp and Hospital Association as they describe Civil War-era medical practices. Infantry from both the 28th Mass. and 20th Maine will be on hand to show uniforms and equipment of the period and perform live firing demonstrations. Inside the Museum, exhibits and demonstrations will feature anatomical, historical and archival collections related to the care of the wounded during the Civil War.
presented by National Museum of Health and Medicine