United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care -- Pictorial works.
Medicine, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Pictorial works.
Gowran was treated at the Lincoln General Hospital in Washington.
Photograph of James Gowran, a private in the 59th New York Volunteers, who had his arm amputated in the field after the Battle of Petersburg. The photograph depicts the gangrenous stump. Gowran recovered.
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Is Part Of
Papers of Edward Brooks Peirson, 1842-1874 (inclusive), 1852-1864 (bulk). f B MS c31.5.
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Black and white photograph.
Donated by Benjamin Shreve Peirson to the Boston Medical Library, 1972.
Still Image Item Type Metadata
5.5" x 3.5"
Unknown, “James Gowran,” OnView: Digital Collections & Exhibits, accessed June 3, 2023, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6084.
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