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June 23rd BGS Meeting - Civil War Pharmacy

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  • Amos J Wright
    June 23rd BGS Meeting - Civil War Pharmacy The Birmingham Genealogical Society meets the fourth Saturday of each month (ex. Nov. & Dec.) in the Arrington
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      June 23rd BGS Meeting - Civil War Pharmacy
      The Birmingham Genealogical Society meets the fourth Saturday of each
      month (ex. Nov. & Dec.) in the Arrington Auditorium at the Downtown
      Birmingham Public Library. Guests are welcome!

      Next meeting: Saturday, June 23rd at 2 p.m.; Refreshments at 1:30 p.m.

      Speaker: Michael A. Flannery, Professor and Associate Director for
      Historical Collections at Lister Hill Library, University of Alabama at
      Birmingham

      Program Topic: Civil War Pharmacy: A History of Drugs, Drug Supply and
      Provision, and Therapeutics for the Union and Confederacy

      Details: www.birminghamgenealogy.org or BPL-Southern History Dept. at
      (205) 226-3665.

      Dr. Flannery will discuss his 2004 book entitled Civil War Pharmacy: A
      History of Drugs, Drug Supply and Provision, and Therapeutics for the
      Union and Confederacy. The first book-length treatment on this topic,
      Civil War Pharmacy establishes the importance of pharmaceutical
      preparations in a context of disease ridden camps for both Union and
      Confederates. No respecter of persons or politics, disease and the
      efforts to combat it represented a ubiquitous problem for surgeons and
      assistant surgeon whether they wore blue or gray. Please join us for
      this informative program.
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