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Lunch Bite – Benjamin Rush’s Directions for Preserving the Health of Soldiers
April 15, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Join Library Director Ellen McCallister Clark for a discussion of this 1778 publication that reflected the ambition of physicians as well as American leaders to apply the insights of contemporary science to the conduct of war. This Lunch Bite accompanies the exhibition Saving Soldiers: Medical Practice in the Revolutionary War (April 1-November 27, 2022).
The presentation will last approximately 30 minutes with time afterwards for up-close viewing of the manuscript.
Reservations are requested. All visitors to Anderson House age 5 and older are required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, and all visitors age 2 and older are required to wear a mask while attending a historical program or visiting the museum or library. Read our full COVID safety guidelines here.
Virtual access to this program is available. Click here for virtual registration.