Specimen 10

Femur. Cut surface of the upper femur with acetabulum shows necrosis of medullary tissue (FIG. 1) that extends from the margin of amputation to the mid-portion of the neck.

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FIG. 1

The soldier was shot by guerrilla fighters near Ellisford on December 1, 1863. Amputation took place December 2 and he died on January 17, 1864.

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