Title: Creighton, Hugh F.

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), 367.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the facegunshot wounds of the facegunshot fractures of the facial bonesfractures involving upper and lower maxillaefractures of both the upper and lower jawsfracture of upper maxillafracture of lower maxilladisability total and permanentcanister carried away all upper teeth, fractured lower jaw

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18231

TEI/XML: med.d1e18231.xml

CASE.—Private Hugh F. Creighton, Co. A, 1st New Jersey Volunteers, aged 45 years, was wounded at Spottsylvania​, Virginia, May 10th, 1864, by a canister, which carried away all his upper teeth and fractured the lower jaw. He was conveyed to Alexandria, Virginia, and admitted into the 3d division hospital on May 13th, 1864, and thence, on June 7th, transferred to the Mower Hospital at Philadelphia. Simple dressings were applied to the wound. He was discharged on June 29th, 1865. The specimen, No. 2702, Sect. II, A. M. M., consists of seven fragments of bone from the inferior maxilla, including the coronoid process and the greater part of the ramus. It was contributed by Assistant Surgeon J. T. Calhoun, U. S. A. Creighton is a pensioner, his disability being rated total and permanent.