Title: Beals, Harvey F.

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), 71.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpfatal and complicated casesstruck by fragment of shell, flesh wound of head

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3796

TEI/XML: med.d1e3796.xml

CASE.—Sergeant Harvey F. Beals, Co. C, 59th New York Volunteers, was struck, at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864, by a fragment of shell, which caused a flesh wound of the head. He was admitted, on June 8th, to the Columbian Hospital, Washington, D. C., where simple dressings were applied. Death occurred on June 12th, 1864.