Title: Nengebaur, M.
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), 315.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e36010
CASE 908.—Private M. Nengebaur, Co. B, 11th New Jersey, aged 20 years, was wounded at Petersburg, June 16, 1864. Surgeon O. Evarts, 20th Indiana, reported a shot perforation of both hips. Surgeon A. F. Sheldon, U. S. V, from Campbell Hospital, reported a shot perforation of the rectum. Assistant Surgeon J. T. Calhoun, U.S.A., from the Ward Hospital, Newark, confirmed the diagnosis of the field surgeon. Pension Examiner J.H. Clark reported, July 17, 1865, that "the ball entered the left natis and passed out at a corresponding point on the right, passing through the rectum, producing constriction, and making defecation difficult." Examiners Woodhull, Osborne, and Mercer reported, September 11, 1873, "wound of gluteal region of each side, injury of rectum."