Title: Smith, John W.

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), 506.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the chestgunshot wounds of the chestpenetrating gunshot wounds of the chesttreatment by hermetically sealinggunshot wound of shoulder, penetrating lung

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e19650

TEI/XML: med.d1e19650.xml

CASE.—Private John W. Smith, Co. F, 126th Ohio Volunteers, received a gunshot wound of the left shoulder, penetrating the lung, by a conoidal ball, at Spottsylvania​, Virginia, May 12th, 1864. He was taken to the hospital of the 3d division, Sixth Corps, where the wound was stitched and closed with collodion. On May 26th, he was transferred to the 3d division hospital, Alexandria. Death resulted on May 27th, 1864. The case is reported by Surgeon R. Barr, 67th Pennsylvania Volunteers.