Title: Ireland, James
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), 72.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3907
CASE.—Private James Ireland, Co. K, 21st Connecticut Volunteers, aged 18 years, received a gunshot wound of the scalp at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864. He was, on June 6th, admitted to the Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, D. C., and, on June 12th, transferred to the McClellan Hospital, Philadelphia, where the injury is diagnosed as gunshot flesh wound of right cheek. He died on June 16th, 1864. The late Surgeon Lewis Taylor, U. S. A., reported the case.