Title: Chapman, Charles A.

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), 347.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the facegunshot wounds of the facegunshot fractures of the facial bonesfractures involving upper and lower maxillæsecondary hæmorrhagefractures of both the upper and lower jawstotal disability

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e17851

TEI/XML: med.d1e17851.xml

CASE.—Corporal Charles A. Chapman, Co. E, 11th New Hampshire Volunteers, aged 18 years, was wounded at the battle of Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862, by a conoidal ball, which shattered the superior and inferior maxilla, left side. He was, on December 20th, admitted to Carver Hospital, Washington. The ball was extracted near the clavicle. On January 5th, secondary hæmorrhage occcurred>occurred from the branches of the internal maxillary artery, amounting to sixteen ounces of blood, which was controlled by compression. He was discharged February 11th, 1863. He was pensioned, his disability being rated total.