Here’s a description of George W Gentle‘s medical treatment after Antietam, along with a picture of the top of his right thigh bone, post-mortem. Gentle, a Corporal in Company E of the 5th Ohio Infantry was shot through the hip and thigh on 17 September 1862 and died of his wound on 28 October 1862 after unsuccessful surgery to save him.

The image above is from a page in the Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1870).

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