Title: Stepps, G. W.
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), 79.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e4305
CASE 159.—Corporal G. W. Stepps, Co. C, 20th North Carolina, aged 20 years, was wounded at Spottsylvania, May 12, 1864, and entered Lincoln Hospital, Washington, on May 22d. Assistant Surgeon J. C. McKee, U. S. A., reported: "Gunshot wound of right groin, a minié ball entering half an inch below and exterior to the middle of Poupart's ligament, fracturing the head of the femur and the acetabulum, and escaping at the middle of the right nates. Death occurred on June 10, 1864." A portion of the os innominatum, represented in the wood-cut (FIG. 32), was contributed by Acting Assistant Surgeon H. M. Dean.—(Cat. Surg. Sect., 1866, p. 236, Spec. 2488.)