Title: Strayer, Nicholas

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), 77.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpgunshot scalp wounds followed by encephalitisterminated fatally from inflammation of the brain or its membranesno primary lesions of the skullwound of scalp above earinflammation of brain

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4394

TEI/XML: med.d1e4394.xml

CASE.—Private Nicholas Strayer, Co. C, 205th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 30 years, received, in an engagement before Petersburg, Virginia, April 2d, 1865, a gunshot wound of the scalp above the left ear. He was admitted to the hospital of the Third Division, Ninth Corps, and, on April 4th, was sent to the Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C., where he died on May 12th, 1865, from inflammation of brain. Assistant Surgeon J. C. McKee, U. S. A., records the case.