Specimen 21

Civil war specimen

Femur. 2.5 inches of stump have been removed for "protrusion". The sequestrum has partially separated from the callus and the residual viable bone.

The injury was sustained at Spanish Fort on March 28, 1865. The patient was admitted to the hospital June 7 and the specimen was removed June 8. An amputation was performed at mid-thigh on the same day. The patient was discharged August 18.

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