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Bentonville Battlefield – A Fighting Chance for Life

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on March 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

Learn about Civil War medical practices and how they revolutionized battlefield medicine. Visit the Harper House and speak to interpreters about the tool and techniques used to treat battlefield wounds.

Speakers:
Chris Grimes: “Jonathan Letterman, Father of Battlefield Medicine”
Wade Sokolosky: “North Carolina Confederate Hospitals 1861-1865”

Concessions will be provided by the Bentonville Volunteer Fire Department.

Nighttime Hospital Tours: Saturday Evening Only (March 16, Tickets Required***)

Details

Date:
March 16
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site
5466 Harper House Rd
Four Oaks, 27524 United States
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