Title: Nicholson, John

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), 73.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpfatal and complicated casesgunshot wound of scalp over frontal bone

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3952

TEI/XML: med.d1e3952.xml

CASE.—Private John Nicholson, Co. D, 56th Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 18 years, received, at the battle of the Wilderness, May 6th, 1864, a gunshot wound of the scalp, over the frontal bone. He was, on May 14th, admitted to the Columbian Hospital, Washington, D. C., where simple dressings were applied. He died on May 30th, 1864. Reported by Surgeon T. R. Crosby, U. S. V.