Title: Kahler, Lewis

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), 310.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the headgunshot injuries of the craniumdischarged for disabilityreports of Pension Examiners are of interestvertigopain in headball lodged in sterno-mastoid muscles

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e17252

TEI/XML: med.d1e17252.xml

KAHLER, LEWIS, Private, Co. I, 13th New Jersey Volunteers, aged 44 years. Chancellorsville, May 3d, 1863. Fracture of occipital bone by conoidal ball, which lodged beneath the mastoid process in sterno-mastoid muscles. Treated at Washington and discharged November 7th, 1863. Examiner T. B. Smith, M. D., November 9th, 1863, reports that the missile has not been removed and that it is the cause of constant irritation and stiffness of neck. Examiner Philip Leidy, M. D., March 6th, 1867, states that there is vertigo, dimness of vision, and pain in head, and that the power of locomotion is somewhat interfered with.