Title: Long, C. H.

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 fatallyconoidal musket ball produced severe scalp wound with contusion of bone

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8424

TEI/XML: med.d1e8424.xml

LONG, C. H., Private, Co. C., 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, aged 19 years, was wounded, in front of Petersburg, Virginia, June 18th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which produced a severe scalp wound, with contusion of bone. He was sent, June 22d, to the hospital of the 3d division, Second Corps, at City Point, and thence conveyed to Washington, and admitted, on June 24th, to Mount Pleasant Hospital. On June 27th, he was sent to the Cony Hospital at Augusta, Maine, where he died on July 16th, 1864.