Title: Hambright, Joseph S.

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 region

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18352

TEI/XML: med.d1e18352.xml

CASE.—Private Joseph S. Hambright, Co. F, 17th South Carolina, aged 19 years, was wounded at Burkesville, Virginia, April 9th, 1865, by a conoidal ball, which entered in front of the lobe of the left ear and emerged one and a half inches below the occipital protuberance. He was taken prisoner, and, on the 11th, admitted to the hospital of the Tenth Corps, near Humphrey's Station. On April 19th, he was sent to Lincoln Hospital, Washington, whence he was released on June 9th, 1865.