Title: Warner, 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), 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 by conoidal musket ballcerebral inflammation

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4427

TEI/XML: med.d1e4427.xml

CASE.—Private John Warner, Co. D, 4th New Jersey Volunteers, aged 26 years, received, at the battle of the Wilderness, May 6th, 1864, a gunshot wound of the scalp, by a conoidal musket ball. He was taken to the hospital of the First Division of the Sixth Corps, and transferred to the Finley Hospital, at Washington, on May 11th; from thence he was sent to Philadelphia, and admitted to the Satterlee Hospital on May 18th. On May 28th, he was attacked by a chill, attended by a violent pain in the head, and symptoms of cerebral inflammation. The case terminated fatally on May 29th, 1864.