Title: Lehman, Franklin

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), 273.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the headtrephining after gunshot fractures of the skullmissiles extracted from the cranium

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e16850

TEI/XML: med.d1e16850.xml

CASE.—Private Franklin Lehman, Co. F, 184th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 22 years, was wounded before Petersburg, Virginia, October 1st, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which fractured the frontal bone. He was at once admitted to the hospital of the 2d division. Second Corps, where the skull was trephined, the ball removed, and cold water dressings were applied. He was conveyed to Washington, and admitted onthe 8th into the Campbell Hospital. Death resulted on October 17th, 1864.