Title: Knuller, John

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), 401.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the neckgunshot wounds of the neckgunshot wounds of the posterior cervical region

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18332

TEI/XML: med.d1e18332.xml

CASE.—Private John Knuller, Co. E, 1st Michigan Cavalry, aged 38 years, received a gunshot wound of the neck at Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864, a conoidal ball entering the left side, just below the occipital protuberance, and emerging above the seventh cervical vertebra. He was taken to the hospital of the 1st division, Cavalry Corps, where simple dressings were applied to the wound. On June 7th, he was sent to Harewood Hospital; on June 18th, to Summit House Hospital, Philadelphia, and, on August 18th, to the Satterlee Hospital. By October 25th, the wound of exit had entirely healed, but reopened on December 25th, discharging freely. On July 18th, 1865, he was transferred to Harper Hospital, Detroit, Michigan, and discharged from service on October 2d, 1865. He is not a pensioner.