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R.B. Bontecou 
Martin Restle 
[Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1870-1888)] 
1865 
  
Photograph, mounted 
19 x 14 cm (image, oval) 31 x 26 cm (mount) 
  
NIH: U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) 
Order No.: B030344 
  
 
LL/66079 
  
Martin Restle, serg't Co. G., 52nd, N.Y. Vet. Vols ; native of Germany ... circular amputation of left leg ... in consequence of gunshot wound, received ... April 2nd, 1865 ...
 
"Some photographs [in the series] were made by officers at the Army Medical Museum, but most were made by Lieutenant Colonel and Surgeon Reed Brockway Bontecou ... while in charge of Harewood General Hospital, a three-thousand-bed facility in Washington, where he was posted from October 1863 to May 1866" (NLM) 
 

 
  
 
  
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