Title: Elder, William H.

Source text: Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes, United States Army, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861–65.), Part 1, Volume 2 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1870), 137.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonesgunshot fractures of the external table of the cranium aloneappearances and symptoms of skull fracture not defined with sufficient precision to permit accurate diagnosisalleged fractures of outer table of parietal bonesinjured by conoidal musket ball

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10316

TEI/XML: med.d1e10316.xml

CASE.—Private William H. Elder, Co. B, 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry, aged 23 years. White House, Virginia, June 21st, 1864. Conoidal musket ball. Treated at Carver, Cuyler, and Mower hospitals. Discharged June 3d, 1865. Pensioned at six dollars per month.