Title: Riley, Barney

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), 85.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpcomplications from intercurrent diseasestyphoid fever, vs. state of exhaustion from irritative or traumatic feverconoidal musket ball caused wound of side of scalptyphoid fever

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5121

TEI/XML: med.d1e5121.xml

CASE.—Private Barney Riley, Co. F, 1st New York Dragoons, aged 26 years, was wounded in the engagement at Trevilian Station, Virginia, on June 11th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which caused a wound of the left side of the scalp. He was immediately admitted to the field hospital of the Cavalry Corps, and, on June 21st, he was transferred to Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, D. C. Typhoid fever supervened, and the patient died on August 11th, 1864. The case is reported by Assistant Surgeon C. A. McCall, U. S. A.