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.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8638
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.