Title: King, Samuel
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), 107.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6984
KING, SAMUEL, Private, Co. H, 49th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 33 years, received, at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 4th, 1864, a severe wound of the left side of the scalp by a conoidal musket ball. He was admitted into the Soldiers' Rest Hospital at Alexandria, June 6th, and a few days later sent to Philadelphia, and admitted, on June 16th, into the 16th and Filbert streets Hospital. On July 16th, he was sent to the Satterlee Hospital. He suffered from constant pain in his head. The wound healed gradually. On September 29th, he was transferred to Camp Curtin at Harrisburg, and, on October 6th, 1864, returned to duty. The case is reported by Surgeon I. I. Hayes, U. S. V.