Deyerle Program Series on Local History - Harrisonburg's Civil War Hospital
Local author Bill Miller will speak about medical aspects of the Civil War in Harrisonburg, including the hospitals and the principal figures -- physicians, nurses, civilians, etc. -- connected with the hospitals. He will discuss how the presence of the hospitals influenced life in town and in Rockingham. The story of the hospitals in Harrisonburg helps us gain a clearer picture of medical care in general during the Civil War and Harrisonburg's role in the broader events of the war in the Shenandoah Valley.