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Jacob Miller

American Civil War veteran Jacob Miller was shot in the forehead on Sept.19th 1863 at Brock Field at Chickamauga. He lived with an open bullet wound for many years, with the last pieces of lead dropping out 31 years after he was first shot.

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by Mako

submitted June 23rd 2016

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Jacob Miller
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That's a sweet coat he has though.
2 years ago
Guns were pretty weak back then....
2 years ago
Kinda looks like a pea coat. Those are in style again.
2 years ago
Old Jake got a $40 a month pension from that wound. In today's money, that would be about $1,100.
2 years ago
That's phat money right there.
2 years ago
Yeah, ya gotta figure, he didn't have mortgage or a car payment or anything like that. Or an electric bill.
2 years ago
Guns were weak?? You take a 50cal min iball to the gut
2 years ago
"Say the goddamn woorrddddsss!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOCUnld4QO4
2 years ago
i keep pressing play, and nothing happens
2 years ago
Try scanning it again at a lower resolution.
2 years ago
im on it
2 years ago
Aren't you due to sub some Peter Schilling - Major Tom already?
2 years ago
* possum goes *
2 years ago
air his mind
2 years ago
That's his "minds eye"
2 years ago
you're not wrong. it does remind of ritualistic trepanation.
2 years ago
Lol that butthurt downvote.
2 years ago
^THAT!!!
2 years ago
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