Title: Doyle, Patrick

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.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpgangrenedeath of thin layer of tissue, spreading gangrenesloughing after gunshot wounds of scalp, terminated fatallyfragment of shell caused wound of scalp

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4603

TEI/XML: med.d1e4603.xml

CASE.—Private Patrick Doyle, Co. D, 117th New York Volunteers, aged 36 years, was wounded before Petersburg, Virginia, June 15th, 1864, by a fragment of shell, which caused a wound of the scalp. He was treated, for some days, in a field hospital, and thence, on June 24th, transferred to the Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, D. C., and, on June 27th, sent to the Satterlee Hospital, Philadelphia. Gangrene attacked the wound, and the patient died on July 30th, 1864.