GRAPHIC Surgeon's Dilemma: Amputation vs. Excision

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Priv G Betts Co K 5th NJ- Gunshot wound right arm May 5 1862 Williamsburg. 1/3 of bone removed at elbow. Dr's comment "Better than no arm"
Priv A Johnson Co H 7th NJ- Gunshot wound right arm July 2, 1863 Gettysburg, removed middle 1/3 of bone. Dr's comment "Arm useless"
Priv G Grasbury Co D 6th NJ- Gunshot wound right elbow Aug 29,1862 2nd Bull Run, elbow joint removed
 
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