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 Posted: Fri Jun 22nd, 2007 03:59 am
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As regards my response to Pvt Clewell, about three responses above, where I confused Pickett's and Sickles' names:

I am finding it very interesting, being seriously medicated for pain right now, that I become so confused and also so unaware of how confused I am.  It makes me think of this subject in a new way.  Especially JBHood, whom was noted for being "moody" and sometimes "unconcerned", during major battles.

I haven't read much about Ewell's being seriously medicated on the job, but it seems JBHood certainly was, his amputation was much more severe (only 20% of men with that particular leg amputation - like 4 inches below the hip - survived ( I can site the reference if anyone wants it). I have read much about his need to control his pain.


 

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