Title: McAllister, Robert
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), 189.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e13668
CASE.—Private Robert McAllister, Co. G, 57th New York Volunteers, aged 42 years, was struck by a bullet at Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862, which caused a lacerated wound of the scalp, and fractured a portion of the left parietal bone. He was admitted to the field hospital of the 1st division, Second Corps, on the same day, and a few days later was transferred to Washington, and on the 17th was admitted to the Campbell Hospital. On February 3d, 1863, he was discharged the service and pensioned, his disability being rated total and permanent. The case is reported by Surgeon J. H. Baxter, U. S. V. A subsequent report states the patient's right arm to be paralyzed and atrophied.