Sickles leg

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Not only is General Sickles leg on display ( a bone preparation), but the 
offending cannon ball as well. There is a photograph in existance of him 
standing in front of the display case ponding on his lost limb. Apparantly he 
would pay his leg a visit each year on the anniversary of the battle.
The museum ( I think it is now called the "National Museum of Health and 
Science") also has the bullet fragments from President Lincolns assassination 
and a collection of electron microscopes. It is worth a visit by any 
histotechnologist visiting the area.

Mike Titford
USA Medical Center
Mobile AL

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