Title: Bates, E. D.
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.), Part 3, Volume 2 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1883), 27.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e1319
CASE 55.—Private E. D. Bates, Co. B, 24th New York Cavalry, aged 21 years, was wounded in the left hip at Petersburg, June 17, 1864, and was treated at various hospitals. Surgeon R. B. Bontecou, U. S. V., reported his discharge from Harewood Hospital, Washington, May 5, 1865, by reason of "shot wound resulting in necrosis of head of left femur." The various Examining Surgeons certify to more or less injury of the bone, also that the missile remains in the limb.