Title: Wise, T.

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), 37.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headmiscellaneous injuries of the headrailroad accidentsconcussion of the brain was most important featuresevere concussion of brain

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e2671

TEI/XML: med.d1e2671.xml

CASE.—Sergeant T. Wise, Co. K, 134th Ohio Volunteers, aged 35 years, received, in a railroad accident, June 6th, 1864, near Point of Rocks, Virginia, a severe concussion of the brain. He was admitted to Judiciary Square Hospital, and after reaction had taken place, he was treated by purgatives, rest, and low diet. He recovered, and was furloughed for forty days, and failed to return, but joined his regiment "of three months men," on October 20th, 1864, to be mustered out. Assistant Surgeon Alexander Ingram, U. S. A., reported the case.