Title: Unknown

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 tissuegunshot fracture of left temporal boneautopsyabscess involving nearly entire left cerebrum

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e16525

TEI/XML: med.d1e16525.xml

UNKNOWN. Gunshot fracture of left temporal. Lincoln Hospital, Washington, April 8th, 1865. Removal of fragments April 10th. Died April 12th, 1865. Autopsy showed a large abscess involving nearly the entire left side of cerebrum.