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A Brilliant War Record
Major Barnum personally went to the front and about midway between the lines, while trying to determine if the force in front were friends or foes, he was shot through the body with a musket ball.. . .Surgeons pronounced the wound fatal...
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Title: A Brilliant War Record
Creator: n/a
Date: Circa 1880
Format: Article
Publication: The Knapsack
Source: National Archives
Location: pp.11-12
Keywords: Civil War; Doctors; Edwin Stanton; Georgia; Henry A. Barnum; Identity; Injuries; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Military; New York; Pension; Physical Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Soldiers; Ulysses S. Grant; Union Army; Veterans; Veterans & Military; Virginia; War; William T. Sherman
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Science, Health & Technology