Title: Gailey, James R.
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), 209.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e14654
CASE.—Private James R. Gailey, Co. F, 67th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 37 years, was wounded in an engagement at Sailors' Creek, Virginia, April 6th, 1865, by a conoidal ball, which entered the left external ear and mastoid process of the temporal bone, passed obliquely through the left lobe of the cerebrum and emerged at the centre of the occiput. He was admitted to the hospital of the 1st division, Sixth Corps, on the same day; thence was sent, via City Point, to the Carver Hospital, Washington, which he entered May 14th, 1865. Simple dressings only were applied to the wound. He was discharged from service on July 15th, 1865, with total deafness of the left ear, and was pensioned, his disability being rated total and temporary.