Title: Souder, Andrew

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), 116.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fractureloss or impairment of visiongunshot contusion of temporal regionloss of vision of one eyearthritis and ankylosis of temporo-maxillary joint

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7954

TEI/XML: med.d1e7954.xml

SOUDER, ANDREW, Private, Co. C, 3d Michigan Volunteers, aged 30 years, in the action at Groveton, Virginia, August 27th, 1862, received a gunshot contusion of the left temporal region. He was admitted into the Georgetown College Hospital, D. C., on December 13th, and, on January 2d, was transferred to Philadelphia, and admitted into the Mower Hospital. Loss of vision of the left eye resulted. He was discharged from service, February 21st, 1863, and pensioned. The wound caused arthritis of the temporo-maxillary articulation, ending in partial anchylosis, so that, according to the report of Pension Examining Surgeon Wilson Jewell, the patient was unable to open his mouth more than half an inch.