Title: Condon, Patrick

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), 270.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot fractures of the cranial bonestrephining after gunshot fractures of the skulltrephining practiced, fatal terminationgunshot fracture of right side of cranium

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e16800

TEI/XML: med.d1e16800.xml

CASE.—Private Patrick Condon, Co. B, 27th Connecticut Volunteers, received, at the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13th, 1862, a gunshot fracture of the right side of the cranium. He was conveyed to Washington, and on December 25th admitted to Douglas Hospital, where the skull was trephined. He died on December 28th, 1862.