Title: Huganer, David J.

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 caused wound of scalp on back of headdied from exhaustion following gunshot wound

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3868

TEI/XML: med.d1e3868.xml

CASE.—Private David J. Huganer, Co. K, 6th New York Heavy Artillery, aged 42 years, was wounded, at Cold Harbor, Virginia, May 30th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which caused a wound of the scalp on the back of the head. He was admitted to the hospital of the Third Division, Fifth Corps; on June 3d, sent to the Stanton Hospital, Washington, D. C., and, on June 21st, transferred to the McDougall Hospital, New York, where he died, on October 5th, 1864, from "exhaustion following gunshot wound." Assistant Surgeon S. H. Orton, U. S. A., reported the case.