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Hood's legs. --Confederate ingenuity is never at a loss. The head and trunk of a man deprived of one or more limbs will furnish the wisdom and ardor of a perfect Hercules. The means of activity can be acquired by art. A regular service has been organized in the Confederacy for the supply from the most skillful makers in Europe of artificial limbs and members, equipped with all the most cunning contrivances that modern ingenuity has devised to render them effective substitutes for living bone and muscle. In the early part of last year an eminent staff surgeon in the Confederate army was dispatched to London, and took up his quarters in the neighborhood of a skilled artist. He came provided with models of the truncated members of a number of Confederate officers, spent several weeks in superintending the manufacture of a number of arms, legs, hands, &c., which were supplied in sets of two or three each, that, amidst the perils of blockade-running, one at least should reach its
Hood's legs. --Confederate ingenuity is never at a loss. The head and trunk of a man deprived of one or more limbs will furnish the wisdom and ardor of a perfect Hercules. The means of activity can be acquired by art. A regular service has been organized in the Confederacy for the supply from the most skillful makers in Europe of artificial limbs and members, equipped with all the most cunning contrivances that modern ingenuity has devised to render them effective substitutes for living bone and muscle. In the early part of last year an eminent staff surgeon in the Confederate army was dispatched to London, and took up his quarters in the neighborhood of a skilled artist. He came provided with models of the truncated members of a number of on federate officers, spent several weeks in superintending the manufacture of a number of arms, legs, hands, &c., which were supplied in sets of two or three each, that, amidst the perils of blockade-running, one at least should reach its