Wounded Warrior: Nightmarish conditions at the Andersonville Prison cost Corporal Calvin Bates his feet. Such trauma often led soldiers to develop what is now known as PTSD.

Wounded Warriors from the past

By Ron Soodalter, History Net n 1862, Owen Flaherty left his wife and son in Terre Haute, Ind., and joined the 125th Illinois Infantry. He was, by all accounts, a quiet and easygoing man, well-liked...