Title: Edwards, Dennis

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), 348.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the facegunshot wounds of the facegunshot fractures of the facial bonesfractures involving upper and lower maxillæsecondary hæmorrhagefracture of lower maxilla

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e17872

TEI/XML: med.d1e17872.xml

CASE.—Private Dennis Edwards, Co. A, 11th Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 30 years, was wounded at the battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3d, 1863, by a gunshot missile, which fractured the inferior maxilla. He was admitted into the hospital of the 1st division, Third Corps, and from thence was admitted into Carver Hospital, at Washington, on May 9th, 1863. There was hæmorrhage from the facial artery, which recurred. The treatment consisted of compress and cold applications. He died on May 9th, 1863, of hæmorrhage.