Title: Ireland, 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), 72.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpfatal and complicated casesgunshot wound of scalpgunshot flesh wound of cheek

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3907

TEI/XML: med.d1e3907.xml

CASE.—Private James Ireland, Co. K, 21st Connecticut Volunteers, aged 18 years, received a gunshot wound of the scalp at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864. He was, on June 6th, admitted to the Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, D. C., and, on June 12th, transferred to the McClellan Hospital, Philadelphia, where the injury is diagnosed as gunshot flesh wound of right cheek. He died on June 16th, 1864. The late Surgeon Lewis Taylor, U. S. A., reported the case.