Title: Van Valkenburg, Calvin
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), 240.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e16169
VAN VALKENBURG, CALVIN, Private, Co. I, 91st New York, aged 22 years. South Side Railroad, April 1st, 1865. Fracture of frontal by musket ball near junction of coronal and sagittal sutures. Fifth Corps, Lincoln, and Ira Harris hospitals. April 11, fragments removed by Surgeon J. C. McKee, with immediate relief of the symptoms of compression.¹ In 1865, Examiner W. H. Craig reported that this pensioner suffered from giddiness and pain in the head; and in July, 1868, the Pension Office reports that he is still a pensioner, his disability rated at three-fourths and permanent.
¹ See photograph 9, Vol. III, of Contributed Surgical Photographs, A. M. M.