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Civil War Amputee

About This Item

Title

Civil War Amputee

Subject

American Civil War
Amputation

Description

A photograph taken by the War Department, Office of the Surgeon General, Army Medical Museum depicting the results of a leg amputation performed on a soldier. The bones shown behind this veteran are likely his.
Title supplied by cataloger

Creator

War Department, Office of the Surgeon General, Army Medical Museum

Source

Historical Medical Photographs, Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1876

Relation

Language

eng

Type

StillImage

Identifier

15829_5_sm

Coverage

19th Century

Date Created

2015

Citation

War Department, Office of the Surgeon General, Army Medical Museum, “Civil War Amputee,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed May 23, 2024, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/4432.