Leg Amputation in Gettysburg Field Hospital
A crowd of Union soldiers poses in front of a tent, watching a surgeon. More than half of the legs hit by musket balls in the Civil War were treated by amputation. For the two thirds who survived leg amputation, cold water dressings and stimulation were prescribed.
- 1863 circa 5 years
- Original Format:
- L. Mumper
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