Seen here is part of the medical history (and part of the left femur) of Private Henry Linn, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves, from the Army Surgeon General’s Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1870), online from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Linn was shot in his left lower leg, the bone broken, in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862. His leg was amputated below the knee in December and again at the thigh in January 1863, but the surgeons couldn’t save him; he died of resulting infections in March.

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