Title: Hill, Philip

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), 85.

Keywords:injuries of the abdomenpenetrating wounds of the abdomenwounds of the large intestinesgunshot woundscases of recoveryball entered right natis, passed into abdominal cavity, wounding great intestinesfæcal matter escaped from woundtotal disability

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e31595

TEI/XML: med.d2e31595.xml

CASE 257.—Private Philip Hill, Co. C, 46th Pennsylvania, was wounded at Cedar Mountain, August 9, 1862. He was admitted to Mansion House Hospital, Alexandria, August 15th, and, on August 30th, was transferred to York, Pennsylvania. Surgeon H. Palmer, U. S. V., reported that the ball entered the right natis and passed into the abdominal cavity, wounding the great intestines. Fæcal matter escaped from the wound for several days. Hill was discharge the service, November 14, 1862, for total disability. His name is not upon the Pension List.