Title: Johnson, William 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), 223.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e15782
JOHNSON, WILLIAM J., Private, Co. A, 2d New York Mounted Rifles, aged 17 years. Petersburg, June 25th, 1864. Fracture of cranium, right side, by conoidal musket ball. Washington and Philadelphia hospitals. Removal of large fragment of bone. Duty, January 18th, 1865; discharged August 10th, 1865. Examiner J. H. Helmer, M. D., January 10th, 1867, states that the pensioner is suffering from phthisis pulmonalis, and that his disability is total.