Title: Johnson, C. W.

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), 87.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpcomplications from intercurrent diseasespneumonia reported as cause of deathquestioned if pulmonary complications were not embolic phenomena, indicating metastatic fociquestioned whether cases were not more properly classified under head of pyæmiashell wound of scalppneumonia supervened

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5400

TEI/XML: med.d1e5400.xml

CASE.—Private C. W. Johnson, Co. I, 31st Maine Volunteers, aged 25 years, received, at Spottsylvania​ Court House, Virginia, May 12th, 1864, a shell wound of the scalp. He was admitted to Harewood Hospital, Washington, on May 16th, transferred to Patterson Park, Baltimore, May 18th, thence to David's Island, New York Harbor, May 24th, and, finally, to Cony Hospital at Augusta, Maine, on June 3d, where pneumonia supervened, and the patient died, on June 11th, 1864.