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Live Performance: Phoebe Pember: Whiskey in War - 1st Floor Brown-Forman Theatre

In a time when whiskey was the staple medicine on the battlefield, its procurement, rationing, and protection (from marauders and surgeons, alike) was essential. This story is drawn from the memoir of Phoebe Pember, administrator of the largest military hospital during the American Civil War.