Title: Lozier, David

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), 350.

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.d1e17925

TEI/XML: med.d1e17925.xml

CASE.—Private David Lozier, Co. K, 1st Maine Cavalry, aged 24 years, was wounded at the battle of South Side Railroad, March 31, 1865, by a fragment of shell, which fractured the inferior maxilla. He was on April 4th admitted to Judiciary Square Hospital, Washington. Secondary hæmorrhage from a branch of the left carotid artery occurred April 10th, amounting to ten ounces of blood. The patient died, before assistance could reach him. The case is reported by Surgeon E. Griswold, U. S. V.