Title: Maywold, Reinhold

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), 79.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalperysipelas supervenedfatal consequence of meningeal inflammation following invasion of erysipelasconoidal ball struck over squamous portion of temporal bone

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e4534

TEI/XML: med.d1e4534.xml

CASE.—Private Reinhold Maywold, Co. G, 6th Wisconsin Volunteers, aged 27 years, was wounded, in an engagement at the Southside Railroad, April 1st, 1865, by a conoidal ball, which struck over the squamous portion of the left temporal bone. He was, on the following day, admitted to the field hospital of the Fifth Corps, and, on April 4th, was sent to the Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C., where he died, on April 24th, 1865, from erysipelas following gunshot wound of scalp.