Title: P——, Dominick

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), 257.

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 skullabscessformations of pus between skull and membranes and within brain tissuedepressed fracture of occipital bone by conoidal ballsubarachnoid effusion of blood, softening of posterior lobe of brainautopsy performed

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e16513

TEI/XML: med.d1e16513.xml

P——, DOMINICK, Private, Co. K, 10th New York. Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862. Depressed fracture of occipital by conoidal ball. Field and Georgetown hospitals. Several fragments of bone removed. Death, December 13th, 1862. Autopsy revealed subarachnoid effusion of blood and softening of posterior lobe of brain. Viscera inflamed. The pathological specimen is No. 865, Sect. I, A. M. M., a segment of cranium, with depression of fragments. Contributed by Brigade Surgeon John L. Le Conte, U. S. V.