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    Glowing Wounds of the Battle of Shiloh

    Many soldiers were forced to lie in the mud and muck for two days while waiting for the medics to get to them. When the sun went down, an eerie blue-green glow began to be seen in several areas of the darkened Tennessee battlefield. Strangely, the wounds of some of the stranded soldiers were emitting this glow. No one had any idea what this phenomenon might portend, but the doctors and nurses noticed that those whose wounds had glowed brightly in the dark had a significantly higher survival rate than those whose wounds were not illuminated. Additionally, the wounds healed at a faster rate, and more cleanly. Because of the seemingly magical properties, the coloration became known as ĎAngelís Glow.'

    At the time, the reason for the glow was a mystery but doctors did note that the wounds that glowed healed faster than those that didnít. The mystery remained unsolved until 2001, when two teenagers finally uncovered the source of the glow. ... More at link
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