Title: Tait, William

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), 74.

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

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e3995

TEI/XML: med.d1e3995.xml

CASE.—Private William Tait. Co. F, 100th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 40 years, received, at the battle of Spottsylvania​, Virginia, May 12th, 1864, a gunshot wound of the scalp. He was admitted to the hospital of the First Division, Ninth Corps. On May 15th, he was sent to the Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, D. C., and, on May 19th, to the McClellan Hospital, Philadelphia, where he died on May 28th, 1864. Surgeon Lewis Taylor, U. S. A., reported the case.