Civil War medicine primitive, gruesome

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Civil War medicine primitive, gruesome


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Re-enactor David Smoot shows off a bone saw, a staple of Civil War amputations, during a lecture at the Bedon-Lucas House Saturday morning.



Posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014 9:37 am | Updated: 9:45 am, Thu Mar 13, 2014.

By BRANTLEY STRICKLAND editor@lowcountry.com | 0 comments

Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd Saturday morning at the Bedon-Lucas House, living history specialist David Smoot often wrinkled his face and went back to a tried and true response.

“Are you sure you want me to answer that?”

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