Title: Lovewell, John

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), 183.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot fractures of the cranial bonesdepressed gunshot fracture of cranial bonesslight disability, transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, furloughed, or dischargedconoidal musket ball fractured and depressed portion of frontal bone over right superciliary ridgedisability temporarydepressed fracture of frontal bone

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e13096

TEI/XML: med.d1e13096.xml

CASE.—Private John Lovewell, Co. A, 188th New York Volunteers, aged 42 years, was wounded at the battle of South Side Railroad, Virginia, October 27th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball which fractured and depressed a portion of the frontal bone over the right superciliary ridge. He was admitted into the 1st division, Fifth Corps hospital; thence was conveyed to Washington, and admitted on the 30th into Emory Hospital. The patient was furloughed in December and returned to duty April 4th, 1865. Being still unfit for duty, he was admitted two days afterward into the Sickle's Barracks at Alexandria, and was finally discharged the service June 3d, 1865, and pensioned, his disability being rated temporary.