Title: Truitt, Noah
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), 218.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e15273
CASE.—Private Noah Truitt, Co. E, 11th United States Infantry, aged 34 years, was wounded in an engagement at Petersburg, Virginia, June 16th, 1864, by a fragment of shell, which caused a fracture of the frontal bone. He was admitted to the hospital of the 2d division, Fifth Corps, on the same day, and thence conveyed to Alexandria, and, on the 2d of July, admitted into the 2d division hospital; but shortly afterward was sent to the Broad and Cherry Streets Hospital, and thence to the Haddington Hospital at Philadelphia. During the progress of the case, spiculæ of bone were removed from the external table. The patient recovered, and was returned to duty December 14th, 1864. He was discharged February 22d, 1865, and pensioned. His disability is rated two-thirds.