Title: Hutchinson, William 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), 180.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e12902
CASE.—Sergeant William B. Hutchinson, Co. F, 12th New Jersey Volunteers, was wounded at Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3d, 1863. The missile entered in front of the external meatus, and lodged in the internal ear. He was admitted to the hospital of the 3d division, Second Corps; on May 9th, was sent to Carver Hospital, Washington, and on June 27th, to South Street Hospital, Philadelphia, whence he was discharged the service, April 6th, 1865, and pensioned. The ball remained in the wound, and could be felt in its place of lodgment. The sense of hearing was completely lost in the injured ear, and the patient had lost the sense of taste and suffered from vertigo.