Title: B——, P. H.
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), 487.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e19388
CASE.—Private P. H. B——, Co. C, 147th Pennsylvania Volunteers, was wounded at Chancellorsville, May 2d, by a conoidal musket-ball, which entered between the second and third ribs, on the right side, two inches from the median line, fractured the sternum, and lodged beneath it. The wound bled profusely, but the hæmorrhage was arrested by pressure The patient was conveyed to Douglas Hospital, Washington, on May 8th, and died the following day. He had hæmoptysis and the symptoms of traumatic pneumonia. The pathological specimen, contributed to the Army Medical Museum by Assistant Surgeon W. Thomson, U. S. A., is figured in the adjoining wood-cut (FIG. 226.)