Title: Taylor, John C.

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), 81.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalphæmorrhage, hemorrhagesecondary haemorrhage from temporal arterymain temporal artery ligated above zygomatic process

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4708

TEI/XML: med.d1e4708.xml

CASE.—Corporal John C. Taylor, Co. D, 5th New Jersey Volunteers, aged 44 years, received, at the battle of Fair Oaks, June 1st, 1862, a gunshot wound of the scalp. He was sent to the Seminary Hospital at Georgetown, D. C., and admitted on June 4th. Profuse hæmorrhage occurred, on the same day, from one of the branches of the temporal artery. The main trunk was ligated, just above the zygomatic process. The patient was returned to duty on August 19th, 1862. The case is reported by Acting Assistant Surgeon Josiah F. Kennedy.