Title: Weiss, Ambrose

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), 506.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the chestgunshot wounds of the chestpenetrating gunshot wounds of the chesttreatment by hermetically sealingball perforated lung

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e19641

TEI/XML: med.d1e19641.xml

CASE.—Private Ambrose Weiss, Co. H, 93d New York Volunteers, aged 19 years, received a gunshot wound of the chest at Deep Bottom, Virginia, August 14th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which perforated the right lung. He was conveyed to the field hospital of the 3d division, Second Corps, where the wound was hermetically sealed. On August 18th, he was transferred to Campbell Hospital, Washington. Death resulted on September 10th, 1864. The case is reported by Surgeon O. Everts, 20th Indiana Volunteers.