Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

“Under Divine blessing we must rely upon the bayonet”

Posted in Leadership by Andy Hall on September 5, 2010

Despite its fearsome reputation, the wounds inflicted by the bayonet were sometimes less horrific, and more quickly healed, than one might suppose. Dick Stanley has a fine new post over at 13th Mississippi Infantry on Dr. Simon Baruch, and his wartime-published case study on bayonet wounds. Previous posts on Baruch here and here.

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  1. Dick Stanley said, on September 6, 2010 at 6:01 am

    Thanks, Andy. And for linking Knoxville 1863, as well. (You might enjoy it.)

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