Trivia 7-16-19 Amputation

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John Bell Hood was wounded in the leg at Chickamauga on September 20, 1863 resulting in a comminuted fracture which necessitated amputation.
1. Name the respected surgeon who performed the operation.
2. Which amputation technique/method was used - circular or flap method?
3. To whose residence was Hood taken after surgery?

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1. Surgeon T. G. Richardson, assisted by Surgeons W. O. Hudson and J. C. Jones. His 63-day recovery was under the care of Dr. J. T. Darby.
2. Circular method.
3. After the amputation, Hood was transported to the home of Colonel Francis H. Little of the 11th Georgia Infantry, in the west Armuchee Valley in Northern Georgia.
<Stephen Hood, The Lost Papers of Confederate General John Bell Hood. (El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie, 2014 ), pp. 27-28).>
 
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1. Dr. Tobias Gibson Richardson (3 January 1827 - 26 May 1892) Richardson was Dean of Tulane University School of Medicine 1865-1885. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/80446279/tobias-gibson-richardson
2. Richardson employed the circular method, amputating Hood's right leg at the upper third of the thigh.
3. Hood was carried on a litter, thirty miles, to the residence of Colonel Francis Hamilton Little, 11th Georgia, arriving there on the night of September 22, 1863. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29554290/francis-hamilton-little
Source: The Lost Papers of Confederate General John Bell Hood, Stephen Hood, Savas Beatie, Jun 19, 2014, p.28. https://books.google.com/books?id=ROaZBgAAQBAJ&pg=PA28&lpg=PA28&dq=Hood+circular+method+amputation+Little&source=bl&ots=ibEiQuTvHn&sig=ACfU3U2Zb5nT5NTJi04p7kCTkqU8zXv6aw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiq-YGztPnhAhWOMd8KHenSAfEQ6AEwAnoECAoQAQ#v=onepage&q=Hood circular method amputation Little&f=false
 
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