Title: Stork, Gustave

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), 192.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot fractures of the cranial bonespenetrating gunshot fractures of the skullconoidal ball entered anterior to left external auditory meatus, lodged in petrous portion of temporal boneineffectual attempt to remove ball

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e13892

TEI/XML: med.d1e13892.xml

CASE.—Private Gustave Stork, Battery B, 15th New York Artillery, aged 25 years. Conoidal ball entered just anterior to the external meatus of left ear and lodged, probably in petrous portion of temporal bone. Bull Run, Virginia, August 29th, 1862. No treatment until May 11th, 1864, when he was admitted to Columbian Hospital, Washington. He was transferred as follows: May 15th, 1864, to Patterson Park, Baltimore; August 17th, to Camden Street, Baltimore, and on September 12th, 1864, to Mower Hospital, Philadelphia, where an ineffectual attempt to remove the ball was made. Discharged from service June 16th, 1865. Not a pensioner.