The Unusual Case of Private George Lemon
Journal Article - Open Access
National Museum of Health and Medicine, USAMRMC Silver Spring United States
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The case of Private George Lemon is considered one of the most remarkable cases documented in the Medical and Surgical History of the War of Rebellion. Lemon, a shoemaker from Bird Hill, Maryland, was one of two men to survive a secondary amputation at the hip joint during the Civil War, an operation performed only nine times.