Title: Titus, David

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 over temporal region

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4034

TEI/XML: med.d1e4034.xml

CASE.—Private David Titus, Co. M, 1st New Jersey Cavalry, aged 19 years, received, at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 5th, 1864, a gunshot wound of the scalp, over the left temporal region. On May 12th, he was admitted to Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, D. C., and on June 10th, transferred to DeCamp Hospital, New York Harbor, where he died on June 21st, 1864. Assistant Surgeon Warren Webster, U. S. A., reported the case.