Title: Garnett, Edward

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), 53.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headmiscellaneous injuries of the headunspecified causesgraver injuriesinjury of head, impairment of mental facultiescomplete loss of memorytotal disability

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3181

TEI/XML: med.d1e3181.xml

CASE.—Private Edward Garnett, Co. B, 5th Ohio Volunteers, at Camp Banks, in the spring of 1863, received an injury of the head, which resulted in impairment of the mental faculties. Complete loss of memory was a remarkable feature of the case. The patient was discharged for total disability by order of Surgeon R. O. Abbott, U. S. Army, the Medical Director of the Department of Washington, March 3d, 1863. The case is recorded by Assistant Surgeon J. H. Withers, U. S. V.