Title: Baumgartner, Andreas
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), 185.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e13269
CASE.—Private Andreas Baumgartner, Co. K, 82d Illinois Volunteers, aged 42 years, was wounded at Chancellorsville, May 2, 1863, by a round ball, which fractured the upper portion of the occipital bone. In the same engagement he received a gunshot wound of the left orbit. On May 15th, he was admitted to the hospital of the 3d division, Eleventh Corps; on June 15th, he was sent to Lincoln Hospital, Washington, and on January 1st, 1864, was sent to the Marine Hospital, Chicago, Illinois. He was discharged on May 5th, 1864. In December, 1869, it was reported by Pension Examiner J. D. Howell that there was necrosis of both tables of the skull, leaving the patient with persistent pain and vertigo, and general constitutional disturbance, which rendered him unable to earn a livelihood. Dr. Howell rated his disability at three-fourths.