Title: Hartman, 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), 409.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the neckgunshot wounds of the neckwounds of the pharynx and œsophagusparalysis in gunshot wounds of the cervical regionbrachial plexus injuredarm semi-paralyzed and feeble

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18452

TEI/XML: med.d1e18452.xml

CASE.—Private John Hartman, Co. E, 15th New York Heavy Artillery, aged 24 years, was wounded on the South Side Railroad, Virginia, April 1st, 1865, by a conoidal ball, which entered just beneath the angle of the left inferior maxilla, passed downward and backward, and emerged over the spinous process of the third cervical vertebra. He was treated in field hospital until April 5th, when he was sent to Lincoln Hospital, Washington. On May 23d, he was sent to Summit House Hospital, Philadelphia, whence he was discharged from service on June 15th, 1865. Pension Examiner W. M. Chamberlain reports, May 2d, 1869, that the brachial plexus was probably injured, as the arm is semi-paralyzed and feeble.