Title: Gilson, Robert 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), 349.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the facegunshot wounds of the facegunshot fractures of the facial bonesfractures involving upper and lower maxillæsecondary hæmorrhagefracture of lower maxilla

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e17892

TEI/XML: med.d1e17892.xml

CASE.—Private Robert M. Gilson, Co. M, 6th Ohio Cavalry, aged 18 years, was wounded in the engagement at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, December 9th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which perforated both jaws, near the angles. He was conveyed to the hospital of the cavalry corps, at City Point, Virginia, and on December 16th was admitted to the Armory Square Hospital, Washington. Secondary hæmorrhage took place, and patient died onthe day of admission. Surgeon D. W. Bliss, U. S. V., reports the case.