"From the Civil War to the Vietnam War: Two Centuries of Battlefield Medicine"

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Event Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2013 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Come early to tour the exhibition, "On the Edge of Battle: Chester County and the Civil War." The exhibit will be open from 6 to 7:30 pm for tours. Professors Joseph Ryan (Villanova University) and Robert Kodosky (West Chester University) will deliver complementary talks on battlefield medicine. Prof. Ryan will speak on the topic as it relates to the Civil War, and Prof. Kodosky will address the topic in terms of the Vietnam War. The talks begin at 7:30 pm. The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.