Title: Clough, A.
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.), Part 2, Volume 2 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1876), 927.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e31284
CASE 1872.—Private A. Clough, Co. C, 31st Maine, aged 18 years, was wounded at Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864, and admitted to the 2d division hospital, Ninth Corps, where Surgeon J. Harris, 7th Rhode Island, recorded: "Wound of right arm." On June 7th, the wounded man entered Harewood Hospital, Washington, whence Surgeon R. B. Bontecou, U. S. V., reported: "Compound fracture of right radius, lower third. Secondary hæmorrhage occurred on June 8th, to the amount of about twenty-four ounces; radial artery ligated above and below the wound. Hæmorrhage did not recur; patient doing well." On July 21st, he was transferred to DeCamp Hospital, New York, and subsequently to Cony Hospital, Augusta, where he was assigned to the Veteran Reserve Corps, February 18, 1865. The man was ultimately discharged from service August 30, 1865, and pensioned. Examiner J. G. Bell, of Augusta, Maine, May 25, 1866, certified: "Ball passed through the forearm five inches above the wrist, causing compound comminuted fracture of the radius, and removing a large part of diameter of the bone for a space of two inches in length. Muscles attached to bone; use of hand much impaired." The pensioner was paid March 4, 1867.