Title: McAllister, Jonathan

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), 502.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the chestgunshot wounds of the chestpenetrating gunshot wounds of the chesttreatment by hermetically sealingball penetrated lunguse of arm impaired

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e19591

TEI/XML: med.d1e19591.xml

CASE.—Sergeant Jonathan McAllister, Co. I, 126th Ohio Volunteers, aged 31 years, was wounded at the Wilderness, Virginia, May 12th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which penetrated the left lung. He was taken to the hospital of the 3d division, Sixth Corps, where the wound was stitched and collodion applied. On May 24th, he was transferred to the 1st division hospital, Alexandria, whence he was discharged from service on February 20th, 1865. The use of the left arm was impaired. He is not a pensioner. Surgeon Robert Barr, 67th Pennsylvania Volunteers, reports the case.