Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion

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 Charles Knowlton, CP National Museum of Health… American Civil War, American History, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Us History, Ancient History, Civil War Photos

Capt. Charles Knowlton (CP 1324), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Capt. Charles Knowlton (CP 1324), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Captain Charles Knowlton, 10th Louisiana Regiment, Ewell’s Corps, who had the right knee joint excised as the result of a gunshot wound sustained at the battle of Mine Run, Virginia on November 27, 1863. The wound became infected and surgeon James B. Read decided to excise the joint entirely and wire the other bones together to heal. Patient was discharged from the hospital in April 1864 and retained…

 Christian Wagner (CP National Museum of Health and Medicine American Civil War, American History, Battle Fight, Battle Scars, Civil War Photos, National Museum, Back In The Day, Historical Photos, Medical Information

Cpl. Christian Wagner (CP 900), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Cpl. Christian Wagner (CP 900), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Corporal Christian Wagner, Co. G, 9th New York Cavalry, shows the stump of his leg following an amputation. His leg was amputated as the result of a gunshot wound received at the Battle of Petersburg, March 21, 1865. Caption reads: “Amputation of thigh.” Photograph by R.B. Bontecou. History is on reverse: "Christian Wagner. Hospital Number, 20,388. Christian Wagner. Corpl. Co., G 9th N.Y. Cav…

 Elber Hewitt (CP National Museum of Health and Medicine Plastic Surgery Photos, Photographer Logo, Medical Facts, Civil War Photos, Medical History, Mountain Man, Historical Pictures, American Civil War, National Museum

Pvt. Elber Hewitt (CP 1312), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Pvt. Elber Hewitt (CP 1312), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Private Elber Hewitt, Company C, 6th Ohio volunteers, following a plastic surgery procedure to repair a facial wound sustained at the Battle of Winchester, Virginia on September 17th, 1864. Hewitt was treated by Dr. Gordon Buck. This image precedes the operation. Caption reads: "Preceding case prior to operation." Date: Unknown Photo ID: CP 1312 Source Collection: OHA 75: Contributed…

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W.F. Ford (SP 302), National Museum of Health and Medicine

W.F. Ford (SP 302), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Image of W.F. Ford, Co. K, 8th Ohio Volunteers, with a consolidated fracture of the femur. He was wounded in a charge at Antietam on September 17, 1862. Photograph taken at the Army Medical Museum. Caption reads: “Surgical Photograph No. 302. Prepared under the supervision of Assistant Surgeon George A. Otiss, U.S.A. by order of the Surgeon General. War Department, Surgeon General’s Office, Army Medical…

 Decker, Company I, US artillery] Civil War veteran Samuel Decker designed and built his own prosthetics after loosing his limbs in combat. Found Object Art, War Photography, Civil War Photos, Medical History, Interesting History, Portraits, American Civil War, National Museum, Cool

Pvt. Samuel Decker (SP 205), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Pvt. Samuel Decker (SP 205), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Image of Private Samuel Decker, Co. I, 4th U.S. Artillery, who suffered a double amputation of the forearms for an injury caused by the premature explosion of a gun. He was injured at the battle of Perryville on October 8, 1862. Photograph taken at the Army Medical Museum. History is on reverse: "Surgeon General’s Office, Army Medical Museum. Photograph, No. 205. Double amputation of the forearms…

 Edward Woodall (CP National Museum of Health and Medicine Interesting Information, Interesting Facts, Shermans March, Umbilical Hernia, Human Oddities, Back Read, Medical History, Abdominal Muscles, National Museum

Pvt. Edward Woodall (CP 452), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Pvt. Edward Woodall (CP 452), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Private Edward Woodall, Company K, 5th Connecticut volunteers, shows an umbilical hernia received while in military service. He received this hernia while carrying supplies in Sherman's March through Georgia in the winter of 1864. Photograph by Bishop and Kenyon, 59 State Street, New London, Conn. An umbilical hernia is a bulge of the abdominal muscles around the navel. It may contain tissue…

Strong, James C. Recovery without an operation, after a gunshot fracture… American Civil War, American History, Battle Fight, War Photography, Civil War Photos, Gettysburg, Old West, Asylum, Ancestry

Lt. Col. James C. Strong (SP 156), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Lt. Col. James C. Strong (SP 156), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Image of Lieutenant Colonel James C. Strong, 38th New York Volunteers, who recovered without an operation after a gunshot fracture involving the right acetabulum and head of the femur. He was wounded at the battle of Williamsburg, Virginia, May 5, 1862. Photograph taken at the Army Medical Museum. Caption reads: “War Department, Surgeon General’s Office, Army Medical Museum. Surgical…

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Pvt. Julius Fabry (SP 276), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Pvt. Julius Fabry (SP 276), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Thirty-eight year old Private Julius Fabry in 1870 after his fifth operation, when Dr. George Otis successfully reamputated Fabry's leg at his hip. Note the removed diseased bone on the table to his left. History on verso: "Surgeon General’s Office. Army Medical Museum. Photograph No. 276. Successful Reamputation at the Left Hip for Chronic Osteomyelitis of the Femur. Private Julius Fabry, Battery K…

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Pvt. Benjamin Franklin (CP 1885), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Pvt. Benjamin Franklin (CP 1885), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Private Benjamin Franklin, Company H, 2nd Regiment, Minnesota, Cavalry, who lost all four limbs to frostbite, December, 1865. Physician: Dr. Alfred Muller. Date: circa 1865 Photo ID: CP 1885 Source collection: OHA 75: Contributed Photographs Repository: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Otis Historical Archives Related material: CP 1886 Rights: No known restrictions upon…

 Joseph Tall (SP National Museum of Health and Medicine American Civil War, American History, Battle Fight, Medical Science, National Museum, Volunteers, Will Smith, Old Photos, Joseph

Lt. Joseph Tall (SP 308), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Lt. Joseph Tall (SP 308), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Image of Lt. Joseph Tall, 86th New York Volunteers, who had a compound comminuted fracture of the femur successfully treated with Smith’s Anterior Splint. He had been wounded at the second battle of Bull Run, August 30, 1862. Photograph taken at the Army Medical Museum. Caption reads: “War Department, Surgeon General's Office, Army Medical Museum, Surgical Photograph, No. 308, prepared under the…

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Lt. Joseph Tall (SP 308), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Lt. Joseph Tall (SP 308), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Image of Lt. Joseph Tall, 86th New York Volunteers, who had a compound comminuted fracture of the femur successfully treated with Smith’s Anterior Splint. He had been wounded at the second battle of Bull Run, August 30, 1862. Photograph taken at the Army Medical Museum. Caption reads: “War Department, Surgeon General's Office, Army Medical Museum, Surgical Photograph, No. 308, prepared under the…

 Charles Knowlton (CP National Museum of Health and Medicine War Photography, American Civil War, National Museum, Image Shows, Mississippi, Lincoln, Medicine, History, Art

Capt. Charles Knowlton (CP 1322), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Capt. Charles Knowlton (CP 1322), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Captain Charles Knowlton, 10th Louisiana Regiment, Ewell’s Corps, who had the right knee joint excised as the result of a gunshot wound sustained at the battle of Mine Run, Birginia on November 27, 1863. The wound became infected and surgeon James B. Read decided to excise the joint entirely and wire the other bones together to heal. Patient was discharged from the hospital in April 1864 and retained…

 Benjamin Franklin, Company H, Regiment, Minnesota, Cavalry. Private Franklin lost all four limbs to frostbite December of 1865 There are no winners in war. Civil War Photos, Medical History, Benjamin Franklin, Thats The Way, American Civil War, National Museum, Medical Conditions, Civil Rights, Civilization

Pvt. Benjamin Franklin (CP 1886), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Pvt. Benjamin Franklin (CP 1886), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Private Benjamin Franklin, Company H, 2nd Regiment, Minnesota, Cavalry, who lost all four limbs to frostbite, December, 1865. Physician: Dr. Alfred Muller. Date: circa 1865 Photo ID: CP 1886 Source collection: OHA 75: Contributed Photographs Repository: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Otis Historical Archives Related material: CP 1885 Rights: No known restrictions upon…

 Edgar Lockwood (CP National Museum of Health and Medicine Human Oddities, National Museum, Human Body, The Past, Medicine, War, History, Health, Health Care

Pvt. Edgar Lockwood (CP 543), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Pvt. Edgar Lockwood (CP 543), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Private Edgar Lockwood, Company H, 27th Michigan volunteers, suffering from a scrotal hernia. Photo by Dr. R.B. Bontecou. Date: circa 1864-1865 Photo ID: CP 543 Source collection: OHA 75: Contributed Photographs Repository: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Otis Historical Archives Rights: No known restrictions upon publication, physical copy retained by National Museum of Health…

Third time's the charm. Edson D. Bemis was wounded three times and three different battles: Hatcher's Run, Antietam, and the Wilderness. Courtesy of the National Museum of Health and Medicine American Civil War, American History, Battle Of The Wilderness, Confederate States Of America, War Image, Civil War Photos, Gettysburg, National Museum, Civilization

Cpl. Edson D. Bemis (SP 58), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Cpl. Edson D. Bemis (SP 58), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: Case of Corporal Bemis, Co. K, 12th Massachusetts volunteers thrice severely wounded in three battles: Hatcher's Run, Wilderness, and Antietam. History on verso: "Private Edson D. Bemis, K, 12th Massachusetts, was wounded at Antietam by a musket ball, which fractured the shaft of his left humerus. The fracture united kindly, with very slight angular displacement and a quarter of an inch shortening…

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Newspaper woodcut of General Sickles (NCP 001727), National Museum of Health and Medicine

Newspaper woodcut of General Sickles (NCP 001727), National Museum of Health and Medicine Description: A newspaper woodcut of General Daniel Sickles viewing his amputated leg at the Army Medical Museum. Daniel Edgar Sickles was a prominent general in the Civil War, recruiting the regiments that became the Excelsior Brigade in the Army of the Potomac and serving as a brigade, division, and corps commander, despite having no military experience. He was wounded by cannon fire in the…