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Photos by Pedro Pires.

Specimen 1
Gunshot fracture of femur, Petersburg, July 30, 1864.
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Specimen 13

Tibia. Comminuted fracture in middle third with partial union of fragments by dense callus.

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The injury was sustained at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. The patient died from "exhaustion" on March 2, 1864.