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Civil War Medical History at Ellwood

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Saturday, June 15, 2019 Civil War Medicine Living History demonstrations: 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Guided Walking Tour of the Ellwood Grounds (45 minutes): 11:00 AM Special Civil War Medicine and Hospital Presentation: 1:00 P.M. Guided Walking Tour to Wilderness Tavern hospital site: (1 hr. 15 min) 2:30 P.M.

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Civil War Canoe Trip – June 22

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We would like to offer you the opportunity to be one of the participants in the third annual Friends of Wilderness Battlefield Civil War Canoe Trip. On Saturday, June 22, 2019, National Park Service Historian Greg Mertz will lead a day long canoe tour of Civil War sites along the Rapidan River. Greg’s narration will bring to life such notables …

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Recent Archaeology at Ellwood

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By Eric Mink, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Miitary Park Learning About Our Sites – A couple inches of snow last week did not stop archaeologists from the NPS Northeast Region Archaeology Program from spending a couple days on the Wilderness Battlefield. Archaeologists Joel Dukes and James Nyman conducted a geophysical survey of the location for a couple suspected slave quarters …

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