Title: Smith, F. B.

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), 410.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the neckgunshot wounds of the neckwounds of the pharynx and œsophagusgunshot wounds of the posterior cervical regionparalysis in gunshot wounds of the cervical regiontotal paralysis of right handpartial paralysis of left hand

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18472

TEI/XML: med.d1e18472.xml

CASE.—Private F. B. Smith, Co. B, 17th Michigan Volunteers, aged 27 years, received, on May 6th, 1864, a gunshot wound of the upper third of the neck, posteriorly. He was, on May 25th, admitted to Campbell Hospital, Washington. The patient had total paralysis of the right hand, and partial of the left. He died on June 2d, 1864.