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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

November 05, 1863

Surgeon Treating Wounded Union Soldier Found Surprise

The Daily Intelligencer of Atlanta printed a report from a New York newspaper on the death of a Union soldier at Chickamauga; the soldier was wounded, and when a surgeon went to treat the wound - it was discovered the soldier was a woman!

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