Press Release

Bullets and Bandages Civil War exhibit debuts at Bangor Museum

BANGOR, Maine —  The Bangor Museum and History Center (BMHC) is opening its new exhibit with a bang. The latest exhibit inside the Museum’s Thomas A. Hill House on Union Street is titled Bullets and Bandages: The Passions and Price of the Civil War and tells the story of Maine soldiers fighting on distant battlefields.

From frenzied patriotism on the home front to the gory consequences of 1860s battlefield medicine, Bullets and Bandages shares the trials and tests Mainers endured on some of the most gruesome battlefields in history.

Sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank, the exhibit opens on Saturday, May 4 at 10:00 a.m. and runs Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until October 12, 2013. Visit for more information.