Mission: Establish and maintain a repository and museum for the collection, housing and display of artifacts, manuscripts, book documents and other materials pertaining to the art of medicine as it was practiced during the period of the american civil war (1861-1865), so as to further the education of the public regarding this era of medical history.
Programs: Museums and letterman institute - lectures, workshops, internships, tours, field trips, staff rides, special exhibits, general exhibits and outreach programs for primary, secondary, collegiate, and post-graduate students, and to military, historical interest groups and general audiences. Educational also provides research to individuals and institutions and makes its research facilities available to outside researchers.
conferences - ongoing educational conferences for enthusiasts, interpreters and academics providing in-depth multi-day lecture and exhibit experiences.
non-site specific (nss) programs and collections - relates to marketing and administrative expenses that support the museums, institute, museum collections, conferences, store, and other non-site specific programs.
museum store - collection of books and memorabilia for enthusiasts.