Historical society to host Civil War program
The monthly membership meeting of the Historical Society of the Blairsville Area will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the social hall of the Presbyterian Church on North Walnut Street, Blairsville.
The program, “Advances in Medicine during the Civil War,” will be presented by Chuck McCombs, a former Blairsville resident and Blairsville High School graduate. He is a certified registered nurse anesthetist by profession and amateur Civil War historian. He will do a power point presentation. Did you know that there is a Blairsville connection to the Gettysburg Battle? Come learn about it.
The meeting is open to the public and refreshments will be served.