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HSL Hosts NLM Exhibit, Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War

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Be sure to stop by and peruse Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War, a National Library of Medicine Exhibit currently being hosted by the Health Sciences Library. The exhibit will be on display in the Basic Sciences Building Lobby from January 29 to February 11 and in the Skyline Building Lobby from February 12 to February 25. The exhibit highlights the heroism and brutality of battlefield operations during the American Civil War and focuses on the soldiers who were disabled by battlefield injuries or surgery, which saved lives by sacrificing limbs. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and curated by Manon Parry, Ph.D. There will be a special presentation by Edward C. Halperin, M.D., M.A., chancellor and chief executive officer, and a reception on Wednesday, February 8 at 4:30 p.m. in the Basic Sciences Building Lobby.