Title: Vorhees, Jackson W.

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), 74.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpfatal and complicated casesgunshot flesh wound of temple

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4074

TEI/XML: med.d1e4074.xml

CASE.—Private Jackson W. Vorhees, Co. I, 27th Michigan Volunteers, aged 38 years, received, at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864, a gunshot flesh wound of the left temple. He was, on June 8th, admitted to the hospital of the Third Division, Ninth Corps, and on June 14th, to the Second Division Hospital at Alexandria. Simple dressings were applied. Death occurred on June 28th, 1864. Surgeon T. Rush Spencer, U. S. V., reported the case.