Title: Lynch, Michael

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), 49.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headmiscellaneous injuries of the headblowsfractures of the cranium by blows from various blunt weaponsstruck with clubcomminuted temporal skull fracturecerebral inflammation

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3099

TEI/XML: med.d1e3099.xml

CASE.—Corporal Michael Lynch, Co. H, 45th New York Volunteers, aged 33 years, was struck with a club July 1st, 1864. He was admitted into the hospital of the 2d Division 2d Corps on the same day, and was transferred to Stanton Hospital, in Washington, on July 4th. Surgeon John A. Lidell, U. S. V., who reports the case, found that there was a comminuted fracture of the right temporal bone. Cerebral inflammation supervened, and the patient died July 14th, 1864.