Amerikanske borgerkrig fotografier

1860-1880, portrait of a gentleman after amputation

1860-1880, portrait of a gentleman after amputation

Civil War Diseases | typical after battle scene as the soldiers await medical help and ...

Civil War Diseases | typical after battle scene as the soldiers await medical help and ...

Union soldier Carlton Burgan of Maryland's Purnell Legion, whose upper maxilla bones were destroyed by mercury poisoning from a cold drug called calomel (1862). You can tell he was a very handsome man.

Union soldier Carlton Burgan of Maryland's Purnell Legion, whose upper maxilla bones were destroyed by mercury poisoning from a cold drug called calomel (1862). You can tell he was a very handsome man.

Rebecca Bailey with her son John Peter Bailey.

Rebecca Bailey with her son John Peter Bailey.

Civil War facial trauma - 1865. Photograph of a private injured in the American Civil War by a shell two years previously.

Civil War facial trauma - 1865. Photograph of a private injured in the American Civil War by a shell two years previously.

Civil War Amputations | war drives innovation in medicine as in weaponry those wounded in war ...

Civil War Amputations | war drives innovation in medicine as in weaponry those wounded in war ...

The prevalence of amputation during the Civil War created a need for prosthetic devices, which this pair of salesmen was happy to fill. In 1866, more than half of the entire budget for the state of Mississippi was expended on artificial arms and legs.  Photographer unknown, circa 1866  From The Face of Mercy - A Photographic History of Medicine at War

The prevalence of amputation during the Civil War created a need for prosthetic devices, which this pair of salesmen was happy to fill. In 1866, more than half of the entire budget for the state of Mississippi was expended on artificial arms and legs. Photographer unknown, circa 1866 From The Face of Mercy - A Photographic History of Medicine at War

Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform and plumed Hardee hat with plain gauntlets and revolver sitting next to table with books.  From: Soldiers of the Civil War.

Unidentified young soldier in Union uniform and plumed Hardee hat with plain gauntlets and revolver sitting next to table with books. From: Soldiers of the Civil War.

Bloodcurdling Tales And Photos of Amputations From The American Civil War - Flashbak

Bloodcurdling Tales And Photos of Amputations From The American Civil War - Flashbak

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