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Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War

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Five Civil War-era amputees gathered for a photographImage of a prosthetic leg with text; Life and Lime: The Toll of the American Civil War

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War and the more than three million soldiers who fought in the war, the exhibition Life and Limb: The Toll of the Civil War explores the experiences of disabled veterans and their role as symbols of the fractured nation.

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Life and Limb:

The Toll of the American Civil War

Available Dates

  • July 03, 2017 - August 12, 2017Book Now

Booked Dates

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March 21, 2011 - April 30, 2011
National Library of Medicine
Bethesda, MD
University of South Florida - Shimberg Health Sciences Library
Tampa, FL
May 09, 2011 - June 18, 2011
National Library of Medicine
Bethesda, MD
Howard University - Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library
Washington, DC
June 27, 2011 - August 06, 2011
University of Michigan - Taubman Health Sciences Library
Ann Arbor, MI
US Department of Veterans Affairs - History Office
Washington, DC
August 15, 2011 - September 24, 2011
University of Arkansas Medical School
Little Rock, AR
Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center Library
Northport, NY
October 03, 2011 - November 12, 2011
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Des Moines University
Des Moines, IA
November 28, 2011 - January 07, 2012
Georgetown County Library
Georgetown, SC
University of Maryland Baltimore County - Health Sciences and Human Services Library
Baltimore, MD
January 23, 2012 - March 03, 2012
Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center
Shreveport, LA
University of Medicine and Denistry of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
March 19, 2012 - April 28, 2012
University of Minnesota - Wangensteen Historical Library
Minneapolis, MN
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Springfield, IL
May 14, 2012 - June 23, 2012
Loma Linda University Library
Loma Linda, CA
Lincoln Law Offices and Vachal Lindsay Home
Springfield, IL
July 02, 2012 - August 11, 2012
Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
Detroit, MI
University of Illinois - Chicago
Chicago, IL
August 27, 2012 - October 06, 2012
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Richland Community Library
Richland, PA
October 22, 2012 - December 01, 2012
Virginia Commonwealth University - Tompkins-McCaw Library
Richmond, VA
University of South Carolina - School of Medicine Library
Columbia, SC
December 17, 2012 - January 26, 2013
Weill Cornell Medical College - Samuel J. Wood Library
New York, NY
Curry Public Library
Gold Beach, OR
February 11, 2013 - March 23, 2013
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Lewisburg, WV
Pennsylvania State University - Hershey George T. Harrell Health Sciences Library
Hershey, PA
April 08, 2013 - May 18, 2013
University of Saint Mary
Leavenworth, KS
Western University of Health Sciences
Pomona, CA
May 27, 2013 - July 06, 2013
Lafourche Parish Public Library - Thibodaux Branch
Thibodaux, LA
Fort Donelson National Battlefield
Dover, TN
July 22, 2013 - August 31, 2013
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus - Health Sciences Library
Aurora, CO
Ravalli County Museum at the Old Court House
Hamilton, MT
September 16, 2013 - October 26, 2013
University of Pittsburgh - Health Sciences Library System
Pittsburgh, PA
Genesee Community College - Alfred C. O'Connell Library
Batavia, NY
November 02, 2013 - December 14, 2013
Esther Atkinson Museum - Hampden-Sydney College
Hampden-Sydney, VA
Southeastern Louisiana University - Linus A. Sims Memorial Library
Hammond, LA
December 23, 2013 - February 01, 2014
Youngstown University - Rose Melnick Medical Museum
Youngstown, OH
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Ebling Library of the Health Sciences
Madison, WI
February 17, 2014 - March 29, 2014
University of Louisville - Kornhauser Health Sciences Library
Louisville, KY
West Virginia University - Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center
Morgantown, WV
April 14, 2014 - May 24, 2014
University of Buffalo - Health Sciences Library
Buffalo, NY
University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Love Library
Lincoln, NE
June 09, 2014 - July 19, 2014
Houston Academy of Medicine - Texas Medical Center Library
Houston, TX
Gundersen Lutheran Health System
La Crosse, WI
August 04, 2014 - September 13, 2014
Louisiana State University Health Science Center - Ische Library
New Orleans, LA
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY
September 29, 2014 - November 08, 2014
University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Peninsula Valley Historic & Education Foundation
Peninsula, OH
November 24, 2014 - January 02, 2015
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
Toledo, OH
Samaritan Medical Center - Hunter-Rice Health Sciences Library
Watertown, NY
January 19, 2015 - February 28, 2015
Hudson Valley Community College - Marvin Library
Troy, NY
The University of Texas Medical Branch - Moody Medical Library
Galveston, TX
March 16, 2015 - April 25, 2015
University of Liverpool
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Kenosha Civil War Museum
Kenosha, WI
May 11, 2015 - June 20, 2015
University of Liverpool
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, PA
July 06, 2015 - August 15, 2015
Orland Park Library
Orland Park, IL
Pea Ridge National Military Park
Garfield, AR
August 31, 2015 - October 10, 2015
Ohio State University - Health Sciences Library
Columbus, OH
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park
New Bedford, MA
October 26, 2015 - December 05, 2015
University of Arizona - Arizona Health Sciences Library
Tucson, AZ
Delta Cultural Center
Helena-West Helena, AR
December 21, 2015 - January 30, 2016
Vanderbilt University Medical Center - Eskind Biomedical Library
Nashville, TN
University of Utah - Eccles Health Sciences Library
Salt Lake City, UT
February 15, 2016 - March 26, 2016
University of Kansas School of Medicine - Farha Medical Library
Wichita, KS
Oklahoma State University - Center for Health Sciences
Tulsa, OK
April 11, 2016 - May 21, 2016
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences - Information Resource Center
Concord, NC
Thomas Jefferson University - Scott Memorial Library
Philadelphia, PA
June 06, 2016 - July 16, 2016
The University of Texas - M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
August 01, 2016 - September 10, 2016
Oakland University - William Beaumont School of Medicine Library
Rochester, MI
University of Central Florida College of Medicine - Ginsburg Health Sciences Library
Orlando, FL
September 26, 2016 - November 05, 2016
University of Virginia - Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
Charlottesville, VA
Columbia University Medical Center - A.C. Long Health Sciences Library
New York, NY
November 21, 2016 - December 31, 2016
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January 16, 2017 - February 25, 2017
Middle Georgia State College Library - Macon Campus
Macon, GA
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY
March 13, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Cross County Library
Wynne, AR
Marion County Public Library
Fairmont, WV
May 08, 2017 - June 17, 2017
AvailableAvailable
July 03, 2017 - August 12, 2017
AvailableAvailable
August 28, 2017 - October 07, 2017
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, MD
Texas Woman's University - Blagg-Huey Library
Denton, TX
October 23, 2017 - December 02, 2017
A.T. Still University of the Health Sciences
Kirksville, MO
University of Florida - Health Science Center Libraries
Gainesville, FL