Civil War Medical Encampment held June 12, 13, and 14

SPRINGFIELD - Illinois Historic Preservation Agency officials say the annual Civil War Medical Encampment will be held at the Old State Capitol State Historic Site from June 12 through June 14.

This event will feature demonstrations of medical techniques from the period, as well as chores such as cooking and blacksmithing.  Additionally, medical artifacts from the Civil War will be on display during this three-day event.  

The Civil War Medical Encampment is sponsored by Memorial Medical Center, the Old State Capitol Foundation and the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area.  For a complete schedule of programs, visit
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