Title: McFoley, 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), 114.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fractureparalysisconoidal ball passed through scalp, grazed parietal bone near sagittal suturehemiplegia, paralysis of arm persisted

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7764

TEI/XML: med.d1e7764.xml

McFOLEY, JAMES, Private, Co. A., 11th Pennsylvania Reserve, aged 35 years, was wounded at the battle of Spottsylvania​, Virginia, May 10th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which passed through the scalp, grazing the left parietal bone near the sagittal suture. He was conveyed to the Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, and, on May 19th, was sent to the Camden Street Hospital at Baltimore. Hemiplegia of the right side had supervened. He was transferred to Annapolis, June 22d, and, on August 10th, to Pittsburg​, where he was discharged from the service, December 24th, 1864. Paralysis of the right arm still existed. He has not applied for a pension.