Title: Gleason, D. H.

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), 41.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headmiscellaneous injuries of the headfallsseverer contusions of the head, resulting from fallssevere concussion of brainthrown from horsepersistent pain in the head

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e2715

TEI/XML: med.d1e2715.xml

CASE.—Sergeant D. H. Gleason, Co. H, 1st Massachusetts Cavalry, aged 28 years, was thrown from his horse in a charge at Gettysburg, July 1st, 1863, and received a very severe concussion of the brain. He was sent to the hospital at the Cavalry Depot at Camp Stoneman, Washington. After recovering from the symptoms of concussion, he suffered from persistent pain in the head, and on March 7th, 1864, he was sent to Finley Hospital, Washington. He recovered, and returned to duty October 1st, 1864. The case is reported by the late Surgeon G. L. Pancoast, U. S. V.