Title: Elliott, Estes E.

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), 120.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fracturemental aberrationsuch lesions of brain as led to insanityterminated fatallywound in parietal region by conoidal musket ball, denuding bone of periosteumconcussion of the brain

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8355

TEI/XML: med.d1e8355.xml

ELLIOTT, ESTES E., Private, Co. G, 36th Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 21 years, received, at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864, a wound in the left parietal region, denuding the bone of its periosteum, by a conoidal musket ball. He was admitted into the field hospital of the 3d division, Ninth Corps, and, a few days later, sent to Washington, and admitted into the Carver Hospital. Simple dressings were used. He died from concussion of the brain, June 23d, 1864.