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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.