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Eighteenth-century injury to order

I need a wound for an English officer who was in the retreat at the Battle of Fontenoy, which would still give him trouble three months later. It has to be bad enough for him to be transferred from Flanders to Scotland, but not bad enough for him to be invalided out – and he needs to be able to ride and fight reasonably well.

In Scotland, he'll have access to a skilled doctor when it gives him real trouble and, ahem, I need him to take his shirt off to be treated. I'm thinking of a musket-ball clipping the ribs, but other ideas would be most welcome.

Searched:
http://www.britishbattles.com/battle_fontenoy.htm
http://www.theroyalscots.co.uk/
Fontenoy: France dominating Europe by Denis Gandilhon

Tags here: 1740 – 1749; injuries to order (just the first forty or so because they made me feel rather ill and why do I keep writing this sort of fic?)
Tags: 1740-1749, ~medicine: injuries to order
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