Title: Lincoln, Charles G.

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), 351.

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

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e17952

TEI/XML: med.d1e17952.xml

CASE.—Private Charles G. Lincoln, Co. C, 22d Massachusetts Volunteers, received at the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13th, 1862, a gunshot fracture of the superior maxillary. He was conveyed to the hospital of the 1st division, Fifth Corps, the same day, and on December 17th was admitted to the Eckington Hospital, Washington. Secondary hæmorrhage occurred, and the patient died on December 24th. Assistant Surgeon S. A. Storrow, U. S. A., reports the case.