Title: Marsh, George H.

Source text: Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes, United States ssssArmy, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861–65.), Part 1, Volume 2 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1870), 104.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fractureexfoliationcontusion of parietal near lambdoidal suture, denuding bone of periosteumfragment of external table exfoliateddizziness when he stooped, stinging sensation in hot weatherbone denuded of periosteum, fragment of external table exfoliatedtemporary disability

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6581

TEI/XML: med.d1e6581.xml

MARSH, GEORGE H., Private, Co. I, 14th New York Artillery, aged 18 years. Contusion of left parietal, near lambdoidal suture, denuding bone of periosteum. Petersburg, March 25th, 1865. Treated at Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington; White Hall, Pennsylvania; and was discharged from service June 19th, 1865. In November, 1869, Pension Examining Surgeon J. G. Pitts reports that a fragment of the external table had been exfoliated, and the pensioner alleged that he suffered dizziness when he stooped at work, and he suffered a stinging sensation in hot weather. Dr. Pitts rated the disability at one-quarter, and probably temporary.