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Civil War Prosthetics: A Step Forward in Battlefield Medicine
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Civil War Prosthetics: A Step Forward in Battlefield Medicine

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Grade Level Grades 3-12, Adult Education
Resource Type Lesson Plan

About This Lesson

James Edward Hanger was hit by shrapnel from a cannonball at the beginning of the American Civil War, but rather than settle for a pegleg, he returned home to Virginia and began designing an alternative - the world's first articulated prosthetic that could bend like a real leg.

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April 14, 2021
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