Title: Starke, Paul P.

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), 130.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonesgunshot fractures of the external table of the cranium alonefractures of the external wall of the frontal sinusgunshot fracture of external table of frontal bone at external edge of orbitsequestra removed from woundpartial disability, duration doubtful

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e9488

TEI/XML: med.d1e9488.xml

CASE.—Sergeant Paul P. Starke, Co. H, 95th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 21 years, received, at the battle of Spottsylvania​ Court-house, Virginia, May 12th, 1864, a gunshot fracture of the external table of the frontal bone, at the external edge of the left orbit. He was immediately admitted to the hospital of the 1st division, Sixth Corps, and on the 19th transferred to the Carver Hospital. Sequestra were removed from the wound and simple dressings applied. The patient recovered, was furloughed on May 27th, 1864, and returned to the hospital June 29th. He was pensioned, and on October 15th, 1866, Pension Examining Surgeon J. Cummiskey, reported his disability as one quarter, and its duration doubtful.