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LEECHBURG ELKS TO HOST PROGRAM ON CIVIL WAR MEDICINE

Written By: Rosemarie Shea, Public Relations, Leechburg Elks Lodge 377
Story Date: January 21, 2011

Leecburg Elks will host a talk presented by local
historian and former history teacher and principal of
Leechburg Area High School, William Carroll, Col. Gary
Keefer (US Army,retired), and Anthony DeFilippi retired
chemistry teacher, on Thursday February 17, 2011 at 7 PM
in the Lodge Ballroom. They will be discussing “Civil War
Medicine” The program will cover; American Hospitals,
Medical School Preparation, Ambulance Corps,
Anesthetics and Pain killers, Battle Death Causes, and
Surgical Procedures. This talk is free and open to the
public. Donations will be accepted for the Leechburg Area
Museum and Historical Society. Light Refreshments will
be served.


Rosemarie Shea, Public Relations
Leechburg Elks Lodge 377
Leechburg, PA 15656

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