Title: Graff, Henry

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 œsophagusgunshot wound of neck above clavicleparalysis in gunshot wounds of the cervical regionfistulous openingarm nearly powerless and useless

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18464

TEI/XML: med.d1e18464.xml

CASE.—Private Henry Graff, Co. I, 7th Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 30 years, received, at Fredericksburg, May 2d, 1863, a gunshot wound of the neck, left side, just above the clavicle. He was conveyed to the hospital of the 3d division. Sixth Corps, and transferred to Washington, where he was admitted into the Lincoln Hospital on June 15th. On the 16th, he was transferred to the Camden Street Hospital, Baltimore, where he was admitted on the same day. On July 2d, he was transferred to Hammond Hospital, Point Lookout, whence he was returned to duty on June 14th, 1864. On September 3d, 1864, Examining Surgeon George Stevens Jones stated that a fistulous opening existed, and that his left arm was nearly powerless and useless.