Title: Freeman, Leroy W.

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), 72.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpfatal and complicated casesconoidal ball struck over parietal bonehectic fever

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3832

TEI/XML: med.d1e3832.xml

CASE.—Private Leroy W. Freeman, Co. H, 142d Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 18 years, was wounded in an engagement at the South Side Railroad, October 27th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which struck over the right parietal bone. He was, on October 29th, admitted to the hospital steamer Connecticut, and conveyed to Washington, D. C., where he entered the Emory Hospital on October 30th. Simple dressings were applied to the wound. Death occurred on November 12th, 1864, "from hectic fever." Surgeon N. R. Mosely, U. S. V., reported the case.