Title: Dungan, T. J.

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), 117.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fracturedeafnessgunshot wound of temple, bone near auditory foramen contused, facial nerve implicatedsense of hearing on same side impaired and lostfacial paralysis, inability to close eyelidpermanent and incurable disabilities

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8117

TEI/XML: med.d1e8117.xml

DUNGAN, T. J., Private, Co. F, 46th Pennsylvania Volunteers, received, in an engagement at Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862, a gunshot wound of the right temple. The bone near the auditory foramen was contused, and the facial nerve was implicated. He was admitted, on August 13th, to the 2d division hospital, at Alexandria, and, on August 31st, transferred to the Judiciary Square Hospital, Washington, whence he was discharged from the service on November 12th, 1862. The sense of hearing was impaired, and the right side of the face paralyzed. In March, 1863, Pension Examiner G. McCook, of Pittsburg​, Pennsylvania, reported this man's disabilities permanent and incurable. In November, 1867, Pension Examiner E. Swift reported that the sense of hearing on the right side was almost entirely lost, and that facial paralysis existed, together with an inability to close the right eyelids.