Civil War Conversation- Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment

Civil War Conversation- Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment

Location: 

The American Civil War Museum - Appomattox

Co-sponsors and Partners: 

Sponsored by Farmer's Bank of Appomattox and the Babcock House

During the 1862 Shenandoah Valley and Peninsula campaigns, Union and Confederate soldiers faced harsh environmental conditions, which contributed to escalating disease and diminished morale. Discover how, in response to such conditions, the men forged informal networks of health care and adopted self-care habits, testing the boundaries of military discipline. With Kathryn S. Meier, Virginia Commonwealth University. 

Cost: 

$10 Adults, Members: Free. Reservations encouraged.

Program Date: 

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 6:30pm

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