Title: Bryant, 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), 74.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpfatal and complicated casesdied on furlough, impossible to obtain particulars of complicationsslight wound of scalp from fragment of shell

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4176

TEI/XML: med.d1e4176.xml

CASE.—Private Thomas Bryant, Co. C, 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 29 years, received, at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 7th, 1864, a slight wound of the scalp from a fragment of shell. He was admitted to the hospital of the First Division, Fifth Corps, and, on May 12th, he was sent to the Campbell Hospital, Washington, D. C. On May 27th he was furloughed, and died while on furlough, July 16th, 1864. Surgeon A. F. Sheldon, U. S. V., reports the case.