Rhinoplasty (1880′s)

Rhinoplasty. Loss of nose due to an injury, and replacement by a finger in 1880. Surgery by Dr. E. Hart, photo by OG Mason, both of Bellevue Hospital, NY. http://www.nmhm.washingtondc.museum/

Civil War – “Gunshot Fracture of Scapula” (1865)

ANDERSON, JOHN GUNSHOT FRACTURE OF SCAPULA. PVT C 207th PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS Battle of FORT DAMNATION, VA 2 APR 1865 Dr RB BONTECOU, HAREWOOD HOSPITAL, WASH. DC. See also CP 61 BOUND IN AMM, VOL. 7. HISTORY ON VERSO. CIVIL WAR

Gunshot Fracture and Excision of Elbow Joint (1865)

PILGRIM, FREDERICK GUNSHOT FRACTURE AND EXCISION OF ELBOW JOINT. PVT Company D 8th New York CAVALRY Battle of DINWIDDIE Court House, VA 1 APR 1865 Dr RB BONTECOU, HAREWOOD HOSPITAL, WASH. DC. See also CP 379, 991-3 BOUND IN AMM, VOL. 7. HISTORY ON FRONT OF CP 993. CIVIL WAR, GANGRENE Otis Historical Archives National […]