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Civil War Medicine Symposium

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Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Higher Ground Leadership at Gettysburg
Kinsley Leadership Center at the George Spangler Farm & Field Hospital, 488 Blacksmith Shop Road
Gettysburg, PA

Join in this inaugural symposium event. Covering various topics on Civil War medicine and its importance in the overall study of the American Civil War, learn about the fight that took place behind the lines—the struggle to save lives. Presentations offer details about the people who served as caregivers, the medical equipment used, disease impacts on the health of soldiers, field relief organizations and their roles, and more.

Both in-person and virtual attendance options are available to participate in the Civil War Medicine SymposiumIn-person attendance is limited to 25 attendees and includes lunch for a cost of $85 per person. Virtual attendance is offered at a cost of $70. Members of both the Blue & Gray Hospital Association and the Friends of Gettysburg receive a $10 discount. Blue & Gray Hospital Association members can contact Mark Quattrock at for information about registration.

Registration is required for all participants in advance. In-person registration closes Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. To make reservations for the Civil War Medicine Symposium, call the Gettysburg Foundation at 877-874-2478 or visit

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