Title: Morrissey, Thomas

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), 53.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headmiscellaneous injuries of the headunspecified causesgraver injuriescontusion of headarachnitismental faculties impaired, disability

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3220

TEI/XML: med.d1e3220.xml

CASE.—Private Thomas Morrissey, Co. A, 2d Vermont Volunteers, aged 26 years, was admitted to Lincoln Hospital, Washington, April, 1863, under the charge of Surgeon H. Bryant, U. S. Volunteers, on account of a contusion of the head. Symptoms of arachnitis were manifested; but the patient recovered partially, was transferred to a convalescent camp near Alexandria, on March 10th. He was discharged from service on March 20th, 1863. His mental faculties were much impaired. His disability was rated at two-thirds. Surgeon S. B. Hunt, U. S. V., records the case.