Title: Strayer, Nicholas
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), 77.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4394
CASE.—Private Nicholas Strayer, Co. C, 205th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 30 years, received, in an engagement before Petersburg, Virginia, April 2d, 1865, a gunshot wound of the scalp above the left ear. He was admitted to the hospital of the Third Division, Ninth Corps, and, on April 4th, was sent to the Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C., where he died on May 12th, 1865, from inflammation of brain. Assistant Surgeon J. C. McKee, U. S. A., records the case.