Title: Huff, John A.
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), 86.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5359
CASE.—Private John A. Huff, Co. E, 5th Michigan Cavalry, aged 48 years, received, in an engagement near Cold Harbor, Virginia, May 28th, 1864, a severe gunshot wound of the scalp from a conoidal ball. He was admitted to the Cavalry Corps Hospital, and, on June 3d, sent to the Campbell Hospital, Washington, D. C., whence he was furloughed on June 17th, 1864. He died while on furlough, June 23d, 1864, from wound and pneumonia. Surgeon A. F. Sheldon, U. S. V., records the case.