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 Posted: Tue May 22nd, 2007 02:07 pm
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Albert:

Actually no, it would have been like Woodrow Wilson where no one was specified.  Playing more counterfactual I assume Stanton probably would have run things.  The succession issue for incapacity wasn't  brought in until the 25th amendment after the Kennedy assasination.

Basecat:

Modern surgeons tell me the answer would be probably no, we'd still be amputating limbs if we were still shooting non-jacketed low velocity Minnie Balls that shattered bone.  I know a tangent to the thread and your point but more evidence that under the circumstances the CW doctors were not total hacksaw happy barbarians as the general public thinks.

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