Title: Gilkey, E.
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), 354.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e14546
CASE 502.—Private E. Gilkey, Co. C, 17th Maine, age 27 years, was wounded at Petersburg, June 18, 1864, and admitted into Campbell Hospital, Washington, ten days afterwards. Surgeon A. F. Sheldon, U. S. V., reported: "Shot fracture of upper third of right femur. Hæmorrhage to the amount of twelve ounces occurred on July 5th, when the femoral vein and the profunda artery were ligated, the ligature of the former being applied at the seat of the injury. Hæmorrhage recurred on July 7, 1864, when the case resulted fatally."