Title: Derr, Jacob

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, insufficient details in reportsgunshot wound of side of scalpsecondary symptoms of concussion of brain

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8638

TEI/XML: med.d1e8638.xml

DERR, JACOB, Private, Co. A, 82d Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 20 years, received, at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864, a gunshot wound of the left side of the scalp. He was conveyed to the Second Division Hospital, Alexandria, Virginia; on June 12th, sent to the hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania, and on July 11th, 1864, returned to duty. On July 18th, 1864, he was admitted to the Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C., with secondary symptoms of concussion of brain. He recovered, and was returned to duty on February 7th, 1865. He is not recorded as an applicant for pension.