Title: Morrow, Charles

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), 352.

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

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e17985

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CASE.—Corporal Charles Morrow, Co. I, 4th New Jersey Volunteers, received, at the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13th, 1862, a gunshot fracture of the inferior maxilla, right side. He was conveyed to the hospital of the 1st division, Sixth Corps, and, on December 19th, was sent to the 2d division hospital, Alexandria, Virginia. Hæmorrhage from the facial artery, which occurred at various times, was controlled by compression and lint saturated with persulphate of iron. He was discharged from the service on February 23d, 1863. He is a pensioner, his disability being rated three-fourths and permanent. The case is reported by H. W. Sawtelle, M. D.