November 27, 2020
In the Civil War, this saw was used if a wounded soldier's limb had to come off.
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In 1861, when the Civil War was just starting, Capt. Josiah Sawell was attacked by a pro-secession mob while passing through Baltimore with the 6th Massachusetts Volunteer infantry.