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Civil War Medicine Family Fun Day at the Museum of the Confederacy

Saturday, July 21

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Look, kids — a severed leg! Medical history is sure to fascinate at the Museum of the Confederacy’s family-friendly Civil War medicine day, consisting of living history, demonstrations and children’s activities. Re-enactor Rex Hovey, who portrays the surgeon of the 13th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, will perform demonstrations throughout the day, and a Richmond hospital nurse re-enactor will discuss her experiences treating the sick during the war. Other activities include a medical-themed scavenger hunt and Civil War-related crafts. Events kick off at 10 a.m. and last until 5 p.m. at the Museum of the Confederacy on Saturday, July 21. $6-$10. moc.org.

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