Title: Norris, Richard
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), 82.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4904
CASE.—Private Richard Norris, Co. C, 1st United States Cavalry, aged 32 years, was wounded at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 8th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which entered in front of the right ear and emerged two inches back of the right mastoid process. He was admitted into Finley Hospital, Washington, D. C., on May 11th, 1864. On May 25th, hæmorrhage occurred from the occipital artery, which was ligated by Acting Assistant Surgeon F. G. H. Bradford. The man recovered, and was discharged on July 20th, 1864, on account of the expiration of term of service. Surgeon G. L. Pancoast, U. S. V., reported the case.