Title: Butler, Augustus J.
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), 190.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e13709
CASE.—Private Augustus J. Butler, Co. A, 7th Maine Volunteers, aged 19 years, was wounded at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 6th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which fractured the parietal bone at the eminence. He was conveyed by steamer to Alexandria, and admitted, on the 14th, into the 3d division hospital. Paralysis of the lower extremities existed. Simple dressings only were applied. The patient recovered partial control of the muscles of the leg, and was discharged from service January 10th, 1865. Not a pensioner.