Title: Smith, John

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), 324.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the faceincised wounds, contusions, and miscellaneous injuriesincised and punctured wounds of the facebayonet woundspunctured wound of eyeattacks of asthma

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e17395

TEI/XML: med.d1e17395.xml

SMITH, JOHN, Private, Co. H, 17th New York, aged 25 years. New York City, July, 1863. Punctured wound of the left eye. Desmarres Hospital, Washington. Simple dressings applied. Sight of eye greatly diminished. Frequent and protracted attacks of asthma. Condition of eye unimproved. Discharged February 26th, 1864.