I am writing a children's historical fiction book and am looking for information on how a musket ball wound would have been treated for a horse. The horse was a real horse (one of Sherman's) and survived, but I'd like some details. Thanks.
johan_steele said:But by far the most common treatment for a wounded horse was a quick shot from a pistol.
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