Civil War surgery, medicine next topics in UDC lecture series
The next free public lecture in the N.C. Division United Daughters of the Confederacy Sesquicentennial Lecture Series will be “Civil War Surgery and Medicine.”
The lecture will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Graham Public Library, 211 S. Main St., Graham. Graham Chapter No. 944 will be assisting the Division Sesquicentennial Chairman Sue Curtis of Salisbury.
The speaker will be Dr. Jason McDaniel, a native of Rutherfordton. He graduated from Davidson College and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. McDaniel practiced at the Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic for 30 years. He has had an interest in the Civil War and medicine since high school.
The N.C. Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy Sesquicentennial Committee has sponsored lectures throughout North Carolina’s eight UDC Districts since May 2011.
Lectures have been presented in Salisbury, Greensboro, Asheville, Charlotte, Durham, Carolina Beach, Statesville, Wentworth, Rocky Mount, Fayetteville, Franklin, Pinehurst, Butner, Hickory, Concord, Lincolnton and Wilmington.
Speakers have included history professors, authors, historians, a physician, and an archaeologist who have focused on the Civil War in specific locations or periods, diseases, shortages, religion, politics, important people, invasion, archaeological research and Confederate memorials.
For information about future lectures visit the N.C. Division website at www.ncudc.org, or contact Curtis at firstname.lastname@example.org.