Title: Shields, James
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.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5434
CASE.—Private James Shields, Co. I, 69th New York Volunteers, received, at the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13th, 1862, a gunshot wound of the scalp. He was admitted to the hospital of the Third Division, Ninth Corps, on December 14th, was sent to the Armory Square Hospital, Washington, D. C., and, on December 19th, transferred to the DeCamp Hospital, New York Harbor, where he died, on January 9th, 1863, of pneumonia. Surgeon T. Simons, U. S. A., recorded the case.