Title: Daley, John
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), 176.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e12472
CASE.—Sergeant John Daley, Co. C, 57th Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 36 years, was wounded in the head at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 6th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball. He was sent to Washington on the 16th, and was admitted into the Lincoln Hospital, where no fracture was suspected. On July 18th he was sent north, and on August 25th was admitted to the hospital at Readville, Massachusetts. On October 24th he was sent to the Dale Hospital, Worcester, where it was ascertained that the frontal bone was fractured and depressed. Convulsions of an epileptiform character supervened, but the patient finally recovered, and was discharged the service January 16th, 1865. He was pensioned, and on July 20th, 1867, was reported by Pension Examiner Oramel Martin, to be completely and permanently disabled.