Annual Tribute To Veterans Program: Guts and Glory: Modern Medicine and Surgery During the Civil War

Date and Time: 
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Speaker: 
Dr. Robert Mallin

Civil War Medical and Surgical Practices, presented by Dr. Robert Mallin, a noted Civil War Medical expert.  

Bob Mallin is a retired surgeon who practiced in Anchorage Alaska and retired to Santa Fe New Mexico. He Volunteered at Pecos National Park. the site of the battle of Glorieta Pass during the New Mexican Civil War campaign. The presentation will be a survey of medical and surgical practices during the American Civil War.  We will discuss the myths of "bitten Bullets", whiskey anesthesia, barbaric practices, and short comings, as well as innovations and advances.  Dr. Mallin has an antique 1864 Contract Surgeon's surgical  kit and several additional instruments to demonstrate...surgical volunteers not solicited!  

Dr. Robert Mallin, Civil War Medical/Surgical Expert

Questions are particularly encouraged.  Dr. Mallin will be the in the uniform of a regimental surgeon (rank of major.)

 

 

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Location

Southridge Recreation Center
Upstairs Auditorium
4800 McArthur Ranch Road
Highlands Ranch 80130