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  • J Christenson

    Samuel Decker was a #Civil #War veteran who built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat. #history

  • MYanatoMY

    The prevalence of amputation during the Civil War created a need for prosthetic devices. Civil War veteran Samuel Decker built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat.

  • Monica White

    Vintage Photo of Samuel Decker who was a Civil War veteran who built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat.

  • Cassandra LaRue

    Samuel Decker was a Civil War veteran who built his own prosthetics after losing his arms in combat. Stage one of steampunk. ;)

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#Per the Pennsylvania Civil War 150 facebook page: This photo, from the collection of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, shows Alice Carey Risley, the last surviving Civil War battlefield nurse, receiving a kiss from a veteran. - Guaranteed best price from vacationtravelogu... - wp.me/... precious! I Love this picture!

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Black confederate soldier...yes there were many who fought on both sides

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