Title: Leslie, H. C.

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), 787.

Keywords:wounds and complicationshæmorrhages and ligationsligations of sciatic arteryhæmorrhage from sciatic arterygangreneshot wound of nates, injured sciatic artery

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e27983

TEI/XML: med.d2e27983.xml

CASE 1154.—Private H. C. Leslie, M, 7th New York Artillery, aged 18 years, received a shot wound of nates, injuring the sciatic artery, by a minié ball, at Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864. The patient was removed to a field hospital of the Second Corps, and on June 8th was sent to Washington and admitted into Columbia Hospital; hæmorrhage to the extent of twenty-five ounces from the sciatic artery occurred on June 16th; ligation of the artery on the same day; death from gangrene June 19, 1864.