Title: Haley, Thomas

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), 294.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the headhernia cerebri after gunshot fractures of the skullfungus cerebri

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e17116

TEI/XML: med.d1e17116.xml

CASE.—Private Thomas Haley, Co. D, 91st New York Volunteers, aged 28 years, was wounded at Petersburg, Virginia, March 29th, 1865, by a piece of shell, which fractured the frontal bone just above the right eye, causing hernia cerebri. He was admitted to the hospital of the 1st division, Fifth Corps, on April 2d; sent to City Point, and thence conveyed to Washing ton and admitted to the Armory Square Hospital on April 10th, 1865. Simple dressings were applied to the wound. On April 27th, a piece of the orbital bone which had become loose was removed, otherwise the case progressed well, and on July 18th, 1865, Haley was transferred to New York for muster out. He is not a pensioner.