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Successful amputation at the hip joint on casualty in American Civil War. Mortality from this procedure was in excess of 70%. Shippen's amputation. From 'Circular No.6', Surgeon General's Office, Washington, 1 November, 1865. Tinted lithograph.

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Successful amputation at the hip joint on casualty in American Civil War. Mortality from this procedure was in excess of  70%. Shippen's amputation. From 'Circular No.6', Surgeon General's Office, Washington, 1 November, 1865. Tinted lithograph.