Title: Williamson, L. B.

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), 126.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the headgunshot contusions of the cranial bonestrephining

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e9173

TEI/XML: med.d1e9173.xml

WILLIAMSON, L. B., Corporal, Co. G, 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 23 years, was wounded, before Petersburg, Virginia, April 2d, 1865, by a conoidal musket ball which injured the cranium. He was admitted on the same day to the hospital of the first division, Ninth Corps, and thence was sent to the hospital at Fairfax Seminary, which he entered on April 6th. On April 12th, the operation of trephining was performed. No particulars in regard to the operation and the after-treatment are recorded. Death ensued on April 20th, 1865.