Title: Porter, Richard M.

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 scalpcerebritis

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3263

TEI/XML: med.d1e3263.xml

CASE.—Sergeant Richard M. Porter, 37th Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 28 years, received a contusion of the scalp, in July, 1864. He was admitted into Augur Hospital, and, on August 2d, he was transferred to the 3d Division Hospital, at Alexandria, with symptoms of incipient cerebritis. He died, August 28th, 1864. Surgeon E. Bentley, U. S. V., records the case.