Title: Gaslein, Adam

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), 51.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headmiscellaneous injuries of the headblowsfractures of the skull produced by stones, bricks, and similar missilesblow from a stoneprotracted convalescence, recovered perfectlysimple fracture of vault of cranium

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3146

TEI/XML: med.d1e3146.xml

CASE.—Corporal Adam Gaslein, Co. B, 6th Pennsylvania Cavalry, had a simple fracture of the vault of the cranium, in April, 1863, caused by a blow from a stone. He was admitted to Columbian Hospital, Washington, on April 4th, 1863. He had a very protracted convalescence, and finally recovered perfectly, and returned to duty, April 12th, 1864. Surgeon T. R. Crosby, U. S. V., reports the case.