Title: Baker, Charles C.

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), 121.

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 aberrationprobable chronic irritability of brain, but insufficient details in reportsfragment of shell caused contusion of side of headbleeding from nose and earsgreat vascular excitement, headache, other cerebral derangementsdisabilities likely to continue

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8509

TEI/XML: med.d1e8509.xml

BAKER, CHARLES C., Major, 39th New York Volunteers, was wounded, at the battle of North Anna river, Virginia, May 18th, 1864, by a fragment of shell, which caused a contusion of the right side of the head. He had bleeding from the nose and ears, and subsequently great vascular excitement, headache, and other cerebral derangements. He was treated at the hospital of the 1st division of the Second Corps, and thence, on May 21st, was sent to Washington, where he was examined by Acting Assistant Surgeon J. C. Nelson, who thought that the disabilities were likely to continue. On May 30th, this officer was mustered out of service. His name does not appear on the Pension List.