Title: Kittredge, John R.
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), 80.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4567
CASE.—Private John R. Kittredge, Co. I, 93d New York Volunteers, aged 20 years, was wounded at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 5th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which passed across the vertex of the cranium from left to right, causing a scalp wound two inches in length. He was admitted to the hospital of the Third Division, Second Corps; on May 10th, sent to the Carver Hospital, Washington, D. C., and, on May 15th, transferred to Mower Hospital, Philadelphia. On June 14th, the wound began to slough; poultices were applied, and on June 18th the sloughing had ceased. Kittredge was returned to duty on October 4th, 1864.