Accession Number:

AD1066802

Title:

Fragments Of Expectorated Clothing From The Battle Of Gettysburg

Descriptive Note:

Journal Article - Open Access

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF HEALTH AND MEDICINE SILVER SPRING MD SILVER SPRING United States

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Report Date:

2016-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

Late on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg, John B. Callis of the 7th Wisconsin Volunteers part of the famous Iron Brigade survived a gunshot wound by a ball . . . which entered the right side, immediately over the tenth rib, midway between the sternum and spinal column, fractured the rib, passed downward and backward, and lodged.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE