Title: C——, Andrew

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), 438.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the spinegunshot wounds of the spinefractures of the dorsal vertebraegunshot wounds of the seventh dorsal vertebrafractures of transverse processes of seventh and eighth vertebraefracture of spinous process of eighth dorsal vertebrasheath of spinal cord injuredparaplegiahyperesthesia of the crural nervespyemia

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18786

TEI/XML: med.d1e18786.xml

CASE.—Private Andrew C——, Co. C, 32d New York Volunteers, was admitted to Judiciary Square Hospital, Washington, May 14th, 1862, with a gunshot fracture of the transverse processes of the seventh and eighth and the spinous process of the eighth dorsal vertebræ; the sheath of the spinal cord was injured. When admitted, there was paraplegia, and hyperæsthesia of the crural nerves. He died on May 30th, 1862, from pyæmia. The pathological specimen is No. 796, Section I, A. M. M., and was contributed, with a history of the case, by Assistant Surgeon C. C. Byrne, U. S. A.