Title: Landon, James
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.d1e11654
CASE.—Private James Landon, Co. K, 179th New York Volunteers, aged 19 years. Fracture of the frontal bone by a conoidal musket ball. Petersburg, April 2d, 1865. Treated, by the application of simple dressings, at division, Slough, and Mower hospitals. Discharged from service June 22d, 1865, and pensioned. Pension Examiner J. G. Orton, in a communication dated June 29th, 1865, stated that the wound was still discharging, but that the patient would probably improve. In July, 1868, his disability was rated total and permanent.