Title: Hawkins, B. F.

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), 403.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the neckgunshot wounds of the neckgunshot wound of the lateral cervical regionmuscles which elevate arm cut across

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18379

TEI/XML: med.d1e18379.xml

CASE.—Private B. F. Hawkins, Co. D. 7th Ohio Volunteers, received a gunshot wound of the neck at Port Republic, Virginia, June 9th, 1862. The missile entered above the middle of the spine of the scapula on the right side, and emerged at the middle of the sterno-cleido-mastoid muscle, anterior border. He was admitted to Cliffburne Hospital, Washington, June 15th, 1862, and returned to duty on August 5th. On August 12th, he was admitted to the 3d division hospital, Alexandria, and again returned to duty on March 2d, 1863. Pension Examiner A. O'Brien reports, September 6th, 1866, that the muscles which elevate the arm were cut across.