Title: McConville, Henry
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), 255.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e16466
CASE.—Adjutant Henry McConville, 25th Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 25 years, was wounded at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which entered the right parietal eminence, causing extensive comminution, and lodged in the substance of the brain. He received, in the same engagement, two other wounds; one in the neck and the other in the chest. OnJune 3d, he was admitted to the Eighteenth Corps hospital, and thence transferred, on June 6th, to the Armory Square Hospital, Washington. Simple dressings were applied to the head. On June 11th, several spiculæ were removed from the fractured cranium. Coma supervened and the case terminated fatally on June 12th, 1864.