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.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonesgunshot fractures of both tables of the skullgunshot fractures of both tables of the cranium without depressionmeagre details of symptoms and treatment, impracticable to verify diagnoses from evidence presentedfracture of frontal bone by conoidal musket balldisability total and permanent

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11654

TEI/XML: med.d1e11654.xml

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.