Title: Pollard, Lyman B.
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), 178.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e12670
CASE.—Private Lyman B. Pollard, Co. G, 16th Maine Volunteers, was wounded at the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13th, 1862, by a conoidal ball, which fractured the left parietal bone at its anterior superior angle. He was admitted to hospital 2d division, First Corps, and on December 19th was sent to Fairfax Seminary Hospital, where he was discharged on March 31st, 1863, and pensioned. On February 23, 1866, Pension Examiner James Bell reported that exfoliation of bone has occurred from time to time, and that the patient suffers much from pain and vertigo. His disability was then rated at three-fourths and permanent. On October 9th, 1866, Pension Examiner John Benson reported that the exfoliation still continues and that the vision of the right eye is materially affected. His disability is rated total.