Title: Fisher, Jacob

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), 165.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonesgunshot fractures of both tables of the skullgunshot fractures of both tables of the cranium without depressionball lodged in diploöe or sinusesspent ball impinged upon frontal bone above eminence, produced slight fracturepain and vertigo. His disability one-half, perhaps permanent

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11433

TEI/XML: med.d1e11433.xml

CASE.—Private Jacob Fisher, Co. D, 82d Ohio Volunteers, was wounded by a spent ball at the battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, May 2d, 1863, which impinged upon the frontal bone above the left eminence, and produced a slight fracture. He was conveyed to the Harewood Hospital at Washington; on May 9th was sent to the McClellan Hospital, Philadelphia, and on July 6th, to the Sixteenth and Filbert Streets Hospital. No untoward symptoms are recorded, and the patient was returned to duty on July 7th, 1863; was discharged July 11th, 1863, and pensioned, being subject to pain and vertigo. His disability is rated one-half, and perhaps permanent.