Specimen 20

Humerus: Gunshot fracture of shaft associated with extensive callus formation of the upper two thirds and partial separation of the sequestrum (FIG. 1) below.

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FIG. 1

The fracture was sustained at Antietam on September 17, 1862. The patient was admitted to the hospital on September 27, 1862 and amputation was performed approximately 3 months later. The patient died later that year.