Title: Morgan, Henry

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), 366.

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

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18210

TEI/XML: med.d1e18210.xml

CASE.—Private Henry Morgan, Co. D, 77th New York Volunteers, aged 24 years, was wounded before Petersburg, Virginia, April 2d, 1865, by a conoidal ball, which entered at the left superior maxillary bone, facial surface, passed inward and downward into the mouth, destroying all the upper teeth on the left side. He was admitted, on the same day, to the hospital of the 2d division, Sixth Corps; simple dressings were applied to the wound. On April 12th, he was transferred to Harewood Hospital, Washington. When admitted, the right side of the head and face were very much inflamed, erysipelas closing both eyes, which disappeared under appropriate treatment, and, on May 1st, the patient was doing well. He was discharged from service on June 8th, 1865. He is a pensioner.