Title: Rutan, Warren

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 neck

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18385

TEI/XML: med.d1e18385.xml

CASE.—Corporal Warren Rutan, Co. I, 1st New Jersey Cavalry, aged 20 years, received a gunshot wound of the neck by a conoidal ball, at Salem Creek, Virginia, May 28th, 1864. He was taken to the hospital of the 2d division, Cavalry Corps; on June 4th, sent to Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington; on June 10th, to DeCamp Hospital, New York; on June 14th, to Grant Hospital, New York; and finally, on October 20th, 1864, to Ward Hospital, Newark, N. J. He died while at home on furlough, March 21st, 1865.