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Posted By: Jack Campin
24-Mar-12 - 05:55 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Soldier's Joy
Subject: RE: Origins: Soldier's Joy
Yeah, but - nobody in 1864 would have assumed morphine was addictive, since it hadn't been widely used by then. (First isolated in 1817, but its first large-scale use was in the American Civil War).