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.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e2683
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.