Title: Nicholson, John
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), 73.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3952
CASE.—Private John Nicholson, Co. D, 56th Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 18 years, received, at the battle of the Wilderness, May 6th, 1864, a gunshot wound of the scalp, over the frontal bone. He was, on May 14th, admitted to the Columbian Hospital, Washington, D. C., where simple dressings were applied. He died on May 30th, 1864. Reported by Surgeon T. R. Crosby, U. S. V.