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General Daniel E Sickles Gettysburg Amputation Artifact Plus Bullet


Gettysburg Battlefield General Daniel E Sickles Amputation

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A piece of blood stained floor board from the Sheaffer Farm where General Daniel E Sickles had his leg amputated after being struck by a cannon ball on July 2, 1863.  mounted with a  bullet recovered from the 3rd Corps Field Hospital in Gettysburg. Sickles commanded the 3rd Corps at the Battle of Gettysburg. General Sickles was later awarded the Medal of Honor for Gallantry. The floor board was removed and replaced. The board was positively tested chemically for blood. General Sickles was commander of the Third Army Corps at Gettysburg. A fascinating artifact from one of Gettysburg’s most colorful characters. Certified by curator Erik L. Dorr

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