Title: Cole, Dexter

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), 40.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headmiscellaneous injuries of the headfallsseverer contusions of the head, resulting from fallssevere blow upon head by fallcommotion or concussion of braincompletely deaftotal disabilityterminated in such disabilities as to disqualify from further active service

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e2683

TEI/XML: med.d1e2683.xml

CASE.—Private Dexter Cole, Co. I, 25th Michigan Volunteers, in October, 1862, received a severe blow upon the head by a fall, and was admitted into Stanton Hospital at Washington, on February 1st, 1863, completely deaf, in consequence of the commotion or concussion of the brain. Every method of treatment for the restoration of his hearing having been employed unavailingly, he was discharged from service February 26th, 1863, on the certificate of Surgeon John A. Lidell, of his total disability.