Title: Packard, Otis

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), 85.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpcomplications from intercurrent diseasestyphoid fever, vs. state of exhaustion from irritative or traumatic feverwound of scalp over eyetyphoid fever

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5091

TEI/XML: med.d1e5091.xml

CASE.—Private Otis Packard, Co. I, 3d Maine Volunteers, aged 18 years, received, at the battle of Spottsylvania​, Virginia, May 12th, 1864, a gunshot wound of the scalp, over the left eye. He was admitted to the hospital of the Third Division, Second Corps, and, on May 14th, sent to the Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C., where he died, on July 9th, 1864, of "typhoid fever."