Title: Mock, John

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), 216.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot fractures of the cranial bonesremoval of fragments after gunshot fractures of the skullexfoliation and removal of necrosed or detached fragments of cranial bones after gunshot injuriesrecovered, slight disabilities, returned to dutyconoidal ball fractured and depressed left parietal boneball and portion of bone removed

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e15040

TEI/XML: med.d1e15040.xml

CASE.—Private John Mock, Co. H, 53d Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 19 years, was wounded at the battle of Spottsylvania​ Court-house, Virginia, May 12th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which fractured and depressed the left parietal bone. He was immediately admitted into the hospital of the 1st division, Second Corps, and thence transferred to the Columbian College Hospital, Washington, on the 21st, and on the following day, the ball and portion of bone were removed. On May 31st, he was transferred to the Cuyler Hospital, Philadelphia, and finally returned to duty on October 24th, 1864. He is not a pensioner.