Title: Guttery, Charles

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), 412.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the neckgunshot wounds of the neckwounds of the pharynx and œsophagusgunshot wounds of the posterior cervical regionerysipelas after neck-wounds.

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18493

TEI/XML: med.d1e18493.xml

CASE.—Private Charles Guttery, Co. D, 140th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 18 years, received, at Spottsylvania​, May 12th, 1864, a gunshot wound of the upper and posterior part of the neck. He was, on May 15th, admitted to Lincoln Hospital, Washington, and, on the 18th, transferred to Pennsylvania, where he was admitted into the York Hospital, May 21st. Simple dressings were applied to the wounds. Erysipelas set in, which covered the entire face and scalp. On June 13th, he was transferred to the Pittsburg Hospital, whence he was returned to duty on September 22d, 1864.