Title: Worley, William

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 tissuepenetrating fracture of parietal bone by conoidal ballautopsyabscess in upper portion of brain

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e16532

TEI/XML: med.d1e16532.xml

Worley, William, Private, Danville Artillery, aged 22 years. Petersburg, April 1st, 1865. Penetrating fracture of parietal by conoidal ball. Lincoln Hospital, Washington. Removal of fragments April 18th. Death, April 23d, 1865. Autopsy revealed an abscess in upper portion of brain.