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Scalpel. This metal scalpel has a wooden handle engraved with "The PS CO". The metal blade is engraved with E R J. Rodgers & Sons, 6 Norfolk St., Sheffield, England.

Scalpels were used in the course of surgeries during the war. Those suffering…

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Amputation Saw. This serrated bone saw is approximately 16 inches long with a metal blade and wooden handle.
Compared to modern medicine, medical knowledge during the Civil War was limited. Many lost limbs due to battle wounds or subsequent…
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