Title: Thayer, H. H.

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), 16.

Keywords:injuries of the abdomenvisceral injuries without external woundsruptures of the livercontusion of side of abdomen by tongue of wagonliver injureddied from peritonitis

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e31491

TEI/XML: med.d2e31491.xml

The Museum contains no illustrations of this form of injury. Few details are given of the cases reported.:

CASE 102.—Reported by Surgeon D. W. Bliss, U. S. V.: Private H. H. Thayer, Co. H, 4th New York Heavy Artillery. Contusion, without external injury, of right side of abdomen, by the tongue of a wagon. Admitted into Army Square​ Hospital, January 5, 1864. Liver injured. Died, in three days, from peritonitis.