Title: Shannon, James F.

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), 256.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot fractures of the cranial bonesremoval of fragments after gunshot fractures of the skullgangrenesloughing of wounds of scalpgunshot fracture of left parietal bone

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e16499

TEI/XML: med.d1e16499.xml

SHANNON, JAMES F., Captain, Co. C, 9th Pennsylvania Reserves, aged 33 years. Bull Run, August 29th, 1862. Gunshot fracture of left parietal. Hospital at Georgetown, D. C. September 7th, removal of fragments of bone; September 10th, gangrene; September 12th, death.