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.
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Earlier Event: December 6Gallery Talk: The Origins of the Teddy Bear - 2nd Floor, Founder's Gallery
Later Event: December 6Live Performance: The Christmas Truce: Letters from the Trenches - 1st Floor Great Hall