Title: Yoder, Samuel

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), 364-365.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the facegunshot wounds of the facegunshot fractures of the facial bonesfractures involving upper and lower maxillæfracture of lower maxillalacerations mouthdisability total and permanentanchylosis of jaw

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18187

TEI/XML: med.d1e18187.xml

CASE.—Private Samuel Yoder, Co. D, 3d Pennsylvania Reserves, aged 21 years, was wounded at Bull Run, Virginia, August 29, 1862, by a conoidal ball, which entered the right cheek, at the anterior edge of the masseter muscle and emerged at the chin, close to the symphysis, carrying away two inches of the body of the right inferior maxilla and extensively lacerating the soft parts in the floor of the mouth. He was sent to Alexandria, Virginia, and admitted into the 3d division hospital on September 1st, 1862. Fragments of bone were removed from time to time. Slight inflammatory action ensued. He was discharged the service on December 1st, 1862, with partial anchylosis of the jaw. The case is reported by Surgeon Edwin Bentley, U. S. V. Yoder is a pensioner, his disability being rated total and permanent.