Title: Gregory, G.

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), 388-389.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the lower extremitieswounds and injuries of the knee jointexcisions at the knee joint for shot injuryprimary excisions at the knee jointfatal cases of primary excision of the knee jointgunshot wound of knee joint

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e16064

TEI/XML: med.d2e16064.xml

CASE 595.—Private G. Gregory, Co. K, 57th New York, aged 28 years, was wounded at Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862. Surgeon C. S. Wood, 66th New York, reported that he was admitted to the field hospital of the 1st division, Second Corps, with "exsection​ of the left knee joint, performed by some unknown surgeon," and that the limb was placed in a long padded splint, bandaged in its whole length, and dressed with cold-water applications. Surgeon W. Clendenin, U. S. V., reported that the patient was admitted to Emory Hospital, Washington, December 26, 1862, with gunshot wound, and that he died the same day.