Title: Nelty, Louis
Source text: Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes, United States Army, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861–65.), Part 1, Volume 2 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1870), 140.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10712
CASE.—Private Louis Nelty, Co. D, 149th New York Volunteers, was wounded, at the battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 3d, 1863. He was admitted to a field hospital, where the injury was treated as a scalp wound. On July 16th, he was transferred to the Carver Hospital, Washington, where it was diagnosticated that the outer table of the cranium was fractured. He was returned to duty on October 19th, 1863. His name is not upon the Pension Rolls.