Title: Briggs, William H.

Source text: Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes, United States Army, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861#8211;65.), Part 1, Volume 2 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1870), 3.

Keywords:incised and puncture woundswounds and injuries of the headincised scalp woundssabre-cuts of scalp and ear

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e286

TEI/XML: med.d1e286.xml

BRIGGS, WILLIAM H., Private, Co. M, 5th Michigan Cavalry, aged 17 years. Sabre-cuts of the scalp and right ear. Lynchburg, Virginia, June 11th, 1864. Admitted to Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, June 20th. Returned to duty July 26th, 1864.