Title: Godsmark, George A.

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), 18-19.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the headincised and punctured woundsincised fractures of the craniumSabre-cut with fracture of parietal bonedefective hearing

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e2048

TEI/XML: med.d1e2048.xml

GODSMARK, GEORGE A., Private, Co. F, 7th Michigan Cavalry, aged 19 years. Sabre-cut of the right parietal region, four inches in length, with partial fracture of the bone. Gettysburg, July 3d, 1863. Admitted to Harewood Hospital, Washington, July 24th, where a spiculæ of bone, one inch in length, was removed. August 18th, the patient was much improved, and the wound was nearly healed. The intellect at times was dull and impaired, with defective hearing. Returned to duty November 11th, 1863.