Title: Burns, James

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), 54.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headmiscellaneous injuries of the headunspecified causescases of simple or compound fractures of the skull, produced by causes not specified, not inflicted by gunshotfracture of cranium

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3324

TEI/XML: med.d1e3324.xml

CASE.—Private James Burns, Co. B, 39th Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 57 years, was admitted to Stanton Hospital, Washington, on July 14th, 1863, with a fracture of the cranium. He was transferred to Satterlee Hospital, Philadelphia, on May 10th, 1864, and returned to duty October 18th, 1864. Surgeon I. I. Hayes, U. S. V., records the case.