Title: Waterman, William A.
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.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7290
WATERMAN, WILLIAM A., First Sergeant, Co. H, Michigan Cavalry, aged 27 years, was wounded, in the action at Salem Church, Virginia, May 28th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which struck the frontal region and laid the bone bare for one inch. He was admitted into the field hospital of the 1st division, cavalry corps, on the same day. The patient was transferred to the Mt. Pleasant hospital, Washington, on June 1st. Simple dressings were used. Meningitis supervened, and death resulted June 14th, 1864. Assistant Surgeon C. A. McCall, U. S. A., reported the case.