Title: Burnes, Jacob
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), 166.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11592
CASE.—Private Jacob Burnes, Co. K, 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 27 years, was wounded at Fort Steadman, before Petersburg, March 25th, 1865, by a fragment of shell, which entered anterior to junction of coronal and sagittal sutures, fracturing the skull to the extent of three-fourths of an inch, but not detaching the bone. He was admitted to Carver Hospital, Washington, on April 5th, 1865, and was transferred, on April 9th, to Mower Hospital, Philadelphia, where he was discharged from service on May 29th, 1865, with every prospect of entire recovery. Is not a pensioner.