Title: Hether, Augustus
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), 76.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4316
CASE.—Private Augustus Hether, Co. K, 98th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 46 years, was wounded at the battle of Spottsylvania Court House, Virginia, May 12th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which severely lacerated the scalp. He was immediately conveyed to the hospital of the Second Division, Sixth Corps; thence transferred to the First Division Hospital at Alexandria. Death resulted on June 17th, 1864. Surgeon E. Bentley, U. S. V., reports the case.