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Civil War Lecture - tune in to our Facebook page
Getting Worse Every Day: Smallpox at the Elmira Prison Camp
Apr 30

                 THIS EVENT IS CANCELED at the museum

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        The 15th Annual CIVIL WAR LECTURE SERIES

       Getting Worse Every Day:

                 Smallpox at the Elmira Prison Camp

Presented by Gary Emerson, Phd Candidate, Binghamton University

Mr. Emerson will speak about smallpox, one of the most feared diseases in America in the 19th century, and how the crowded Civil War prison camps, like  Elmira's were prime breeding grounds for smallpox.

 

 

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