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“Mercy Street” Civil War Lecture, Wed., Nov. 18, 2015 @ 7:30pm

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Nov. 18 Civil War Lecture: Alexandria as a Major Hospital Center. Learn some facts before PBS airs the fictional “Mercy Street” in Jan. Doug Coleman, a native Alexandrian, distinguished local lawyer and columnist, will focus on what happened at The Mansion House Hospital, Seminary and L’Ouverture, Washington Street United Methodist Church and convalescent camps. The talk will also touch on Civil War medicine and nursing, which may be more modern than one thinks. Church of St. Andrew and St. Margaret, 402 E. Monroe St., Alexandria 7:30 PM Free 703-963-9616