Title: Ockington, Edward B.

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), 167.

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 depressionmeagre details of symptoms and treatment, impracticable to verify diagnoses from evidence presentedfragment of shell produced stellate fracture of frontal bone

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11688

TEI/XML: med.d1e11688.xml

CASE.—Private Edward B. Ockington, Co. G, 37th Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 28 years, was wounded at Winchester, Virginia, September 19th, 1864, by a fragment of shell, which produced a stellate fracture of the frontal bone. He was treated at corps, Sandy Hook, and McClellan hospitals. The patient had nearly recovered in December, and was sent to Camp Distribution, Virginia, but he was returned to the Carver Hospital at Washington, on December 16th, and on March 13th, 1865, was transferred to Dale Hospital, Massachusetts, where he was discharged the service on May 24th, 1865. Not a pensioner.