"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
Next event
  • Wednesday, July 24
    Free (museum admission not included)
Featured Promotion

Immerse yourself in Virginia's history by visiting one of our exhibitions.


The Story of Virginia
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Sick Call!: Civil War Diseases, Hospitals, and Medicine

More soldiers died during the American Civil War from diseases than from battle wounds. What were the most common diseases, and how did doctors treat them? This program examines doctors, nurses, and patients in both the North and South and how they dealt with sickness and injury. Students will use an interactive program to help diagnose a sick patient and treat them for their ailment while also learning how surgeons completed war-time amputations.

Hailey Fenner

Hailey Fenner, Manager of Digital Learning

Are you interested in learning more about our interactive video conferencing programs? I can help you schedule a program or answer any questions you may have. Feel free to contact me at hhouse@VirginiaHistory.org or 804.342.9689.


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