Title: McKendrick, John P.

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 fractureparalysisgunshot contusion of skull, posterior aspectparalysis of both lower extremitiesuneasiness and pain in head

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7805

TEI/XML: med.d1e7805.xml

McKENDRlCK, JOHN P., Co. I, 12th New Hampshire Volunteers, received, at the battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 3d, 1863, a gunshot contusion of the skull, posterior aspect. He was admitted to the field hospital of the 3d division, Third Corps, on the following day, and from there sent to Alexandria, where he was admitted, on June 14th, to Mansion House Hospital, whence he was transferred, on the 16th, to hospital at Concord, New Hampshire. Paralysis of both lower extremities ensued, and the patient suffered from constant uneasiness and pain in the head. He was examined by Surgeon J. W. Buchanan, U. S. V., and discharged from the service on the 12th of August, 1863. His name does not appear on the Pension List.