Title: Pearce, James M.

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), 339.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the facegunshot wounds of the facegunshot wounds of the orbital regiongunshot wounds of the eyeone eye destroyedfractured nasal and maxillary bones

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e17703

TEI/XML: med.d1e17703.xml

PEARCE, JAMES M., Private, Co. M, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves. Bull Run, Virginia, August 29th, 1862. Gunshot wound; ball entered right orbit, destroyed the right eye, passed through the face, fracturing the nasal and maxillary bones, and emerged from the opposite side, in the cervical region of the neck. Washington hospital. Discharged October 30th, 1862, and pensioned.