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New Milford Hospital Hosts bi-Monthly Author’s Series December 4th

New Milford Hospital will host the next bi-monthly Author’s Series on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 6 p.m. The guest author will be Matthew Warshauer, who wrote "Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice, and Survival." The program takes place in Robison Room B at New Milford Hospital, located at 21 Elm Street.

In his book "Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice, and Survival," Warshauer explains how extensively the state was involved in the conflict: sending more than thirty regiments to the front, had a broad industrial capacity, an active home front, and is currently home to more than 130 Civil War monuments.

About the Author

Dr. Matthew Warshauer is a professor of history at Central Connecticut State University and co-chair of the Connecticut Civil War Commemoration Commission.

Seating is limited. To register, please call 1-800-350-1595. The next program in the bi-monthly Author’s Lecture Series at New Milford Hospital will resume in the spring.

About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. As a University teaching organization, WCHN is anchored by two nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital. WCHN offers a full continuum of care through its system of affiliated organizations that provide innovative preventative, primary and specialty care as well as home care.

The Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation's fundraising campaign - Imagine Build Transform - is focusing on raising funds for a new Patient Tower, an expanded Emergency Department with Level II trauma designation, and an advanced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Danbury Hospital; as well as the Emergency Department at New Milford Hospital, and the Network's cutting edge Biomedical Research Institute.

For more information, visit WesternConnecticutHealthNetwork.org, DanburyHospital.org; NewMilfordHospital.org and share your comments with us at Facebook.com/DanburyHospital or Facebook.com/NewMilfordHospital.

Date posted - 11/19/2013