Title: Cahill, Peter

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 gunshotcompound skull fracture, external table of the frontal bone

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3357

TEI/XML: med.d1e3357.xml

CASE.—Private Peter Cahill, Co. C, 79th New York Volunteers, aged 19 years, received an accidental compound fracture of the external table of the frontal bone, June 14th, 1865, while serving on the Provost Marshal's Guard. He was admitted to Sickel Hospital, Alexandria, on June 14th, and discharged from service well, on July 4th, 1865. Surgeon E. Bentley, U. S. V., records the case.