Title: Larkins, Daniel

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), 111.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fracturemeningitisscalp wound with contusion of parietalmeningitis following wound of head

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7255

TEI/XML: med.d1e7255.xml

LARKINS, DANIEL, Private, Co. H, 188th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 19 years, received, at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864, a gunshot scalp wound, with contusion of the left parietal. He was carried to the hospital of the Eighteenth Corps, and, on June 6th, was transferred to the Harewood Hospital at Washington, and thence, on June 11th, to the convalescent hospital, Philadelphia, where he died, on June 26th, 1864, from meningitis, following the wound of head.