- Associated Press - Saturday, May 7, 2016

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) - The CSS Civil War Interpretive Center is hosting a program that examines medical practices of the Civil War era.

The program will be held Saturday at the center In Kinston. It will look at the experiences of wounded Civil War soldiers, including the medical instruments and techniques that doctors used.

Civil War medical researcher Gary Riggs and physician assistant Jerry Leggett will present a program titled “Civil War Medical Practices and Procedures.” Retired Army Lt. Wade Sokolosky will discuss North Carolina’s hospitals in 1865.

More than 600,000 men were wounded during the war.

Admission is free for this program.

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