Title: Murphy, Michael

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), 359.

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

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18097

TEI/XML: med.d1e18097.xml

CASE.—Private Michael Murphy, Co. G, 69th New York Volunteers, aged 24 years, was wounded at the Wilderness, May 5th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which caused a lacerated wound of the face, injured the palate, and comminuted the upper jaw. He was taken to the hospital of the 1st division. Second Corps, where detached pieces of bone were removed by Surgeon O'Meagher. On May 11th, he was transferred to Judiciary Square Hospital, Washington, whence he was returned to duty on July 12th, 1864. He is not a pensioner.