The Amazing Legacy of James E. Hanger Civil War Soldier


The story of the first amputee of the American Civil War. Injured at Philippi, Virginia in the first land battle of the war, Hanger went on to start a manufacturing company in 1861 to make artificial limbs. His company today, Hanger Inc., is the country’s largest manufacturer of artificial limbs and orthotics.

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Historical Fiction — 5 1/2″ by 8 1/2″ — 268 pages

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I am retired and a full-time author. My first book was published in 2006. I have been named four times as finalist in National Book Awards competition. I have now published 20 books, mostly on the American Civil War.