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Hercules on the Death of George Washington

Living History and 18th-Century Demonstrations
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A BLOODY History Of Revolutionary War Medicine

11,899 views April 19, 2019
When you watch this video, you'll realize how lucky we are today with modern medicine. Dr. Mike (a Revolutionary War senior physical surgeon reenactor) shares with us how medical issues were handled during the Revolutionary War. It's not a pretty picture, as he goes into detail of the common illness' and injuries soldiers obtained, and how they were treated. Revolutionary War weekend is from May 4th - May 5th. Join us for Revolutionary War weekend this year: www.mountvernon.org/revwar Subscribe to our channel today:
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