Title: Parker, William G.

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), 292.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the headtrephining after gunshot fractures of the skull

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e17102

TEI/XML: med.d1e17102.xml

CASE.—Private William G. Parker, Co. A, 76th New York Volunteers, aged 32 years, was wounded at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 2d, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which fractured the cranium. He was, on the following day, admitted to the hospital of the 4th division, Fifth Corps, where the operation of trephining was performed. On June 12th, he was sent to the Campbell Hospital, Washington, where he was discharged from the service on July 10th, 1865. He is not a pensioner. The case is reported by Assistant Surgeon J. S. Billings, U. S. A.