Title: Ware, Robert C.
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), 505.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e19620
CASE.—Sergeant Robert C. Ware, Co. E, 1st New York Dragoons, was wounded at the Wilderness, May 6th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which fractured the fourth and fifth ribs of the right side, involving the lung. Assistant Surgeon B. Howard, U. S. A., hermetically sealed the wound upon the field. Being conveyed to Washington, the patient was admitted into the Douglas Hospital, on May 11th, where he suffered from traumatic pleuro-pneumonia, from which, in spite of careful treatment, he died on May 18th, 1864. The case is reported by the operator.