Calendar of Events

Living History at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

Ongoing Opportunities

  • May 23 to 24 at 11 AM

Join the National Museum of Civil War Medicine on Memorial Day weekend, May 23-24, for a special living history event featuring the Blue and Gray Hospital Association.

Members of the Blue and Gray will be at the museum throughout the day describing the medical history of America’s bloodiest conflict. Dressed as members of the United States medical department and armed with period medical equipment, the unit brings a unique perspective to understanding the conflict.

Included with Admission to the Museum; FREE for members of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

The Blue and Gray Hospital Association are a Civil War living history organization that includes members from PA, MD, VA, & WV. Founded January 1, 2012, the Blue and Gray participate in a variety of different educational activities which include living histories, historical workshops, field trips, lectures and presentations. The association includes a medical staff, a chaplain, privates, nurses, laundress, seamstresses, and cooks.