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At the Civil War Medicine Homeschool Day, students will discover why disease was the number one killer of Civil War soldiers and learn about different treatments for different wounds. Learn about medicine during the Civil War and participate in a mock amputation! Students will have the opportunity to serve as assistant surgeons, wounded soldiers, and amputees. Wednesday, October 16, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Specify the morning session (10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) or afternoon session (1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.) when you register. Cost: $5 for adults & students (ages 5 through 18); children 5 and under who are not yet official students are free. The cost includes a guided museum tour, hands-on Civil War medicine program, craft, and museum admission. Space is limited; register by 5 p.m. on October 11. To register or ask further questions, contact Hilliary Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 855-649-1861, ext. 122.