Title: Reccord, Lemuel

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), 353.

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.d1e18024

TEI/XML: med.d1e18024.xml

CASE.—Private Lemuel Reccord, Co. A, 7th Indiana Volunteers, aged 24 years, was wounded at the battle of the Wilderness, May 9th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which entered the nostril, right side, and passed out at the neck, fracturing the lower jaw. He was on the same day conveyed to the hospital of the 4th division, Fifth Corps, and transferred to Alexandria on May 12th, where he was admitted into the 2d division hospital on the 14th. Simple dressings were applied to the wound. Secondary hæmorrhage from the transverse facial artery occurred May 30th, and recurred on the 31st, amounting to twelve ounces of blood. Styptics were applied. Patient died June 2d, 1864. The case is reported by Surgeon Edwin Bentley, U. S. V.