Title: McKittrick, J. H.

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), 402.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the neckgunshot wounds of the neckgunshot wounds of the lateral cervical regiongunshot flesh wound of the neckgunshot flesh wound of the chest

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18346

TEI/XML: med.d1e18346.xml

CASE.—Private J. H. McKittrick, Co. F, 66th Ohio Volunteers, aged 20 years, received a gunshot wound of the neck at Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9th, 1862. The missile entered just behind and at the base of the lobe of the left ear, passed forward beneath the integument, and emerged at about the middle of the chest. He was admitted, on the 13th, to the 3d division hospital, Alexandria, Virginia, where cold water dressings were applied to the wound. He was transferred on August 30th, 1862, at which time he was doing well. He is not a pensioner.