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Traveling Exhibit: Life and Limb: The Toll of the Civil War
  Print Print this event   Add to calendarhttp://22-10-2012 07:30:0001-12-2012 21:00:0015Traveling Exhibit: Life and Limb: The Toll of the Civil WarTraveling Exhibit: Life and Limb: The Toll of the Civil WarTompkins-McCaw Library - Special Collections & Archives Reading Room, 1-032McClung, Sarah J.sjmcclung@vcu.eduDD/MM/YYYY
 
Date and Time   October 22, 2012 - December 1, 2012
7:30 am - 9:00 pm

 
Location   Tompkins-McCaw Library - Special Collections & Archives Reading Room, 1-032,   MCV Campus
 
Sponsor(s)   VCU Libraries
 
Audience   All
 
Description   Tompkins-McCaw Library is proud to host the traveling National Library of Medicine exhibit, Life and Limb: The Toll of the Civil War. The perspectives of surgeons, physicians, and nurses are richly documented in the history of Civil War medicine, which highlights the heroism and brutality of battlefield operations and the challenges of caring for the wounded during wartime. Yet the experiences of injured soldiers during the conflict and in the years afterwards are less well-known. Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War explores the experiences of disabled Civil War veterans and their role as symbols of the fractured nation.
 
Related Links:   Visit the exhibit's official website
 
Contact
Information
  McClung, Sarah J.
8048272646
sjmcclung@vcu.edu

 
Special
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  Thelma Mack
804-828-0017
mackta@vcu.edu
 

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