Title: Smith, Alfred B.

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 ball lacerated scalp severelytyphoid fever

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5155

TEI/XML: med.d1e5155.xml

CASE.—Private Alfred B. Smith, Co. F, 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, aged 26 years, was wounded, in an engagement before Petersburg, Virginia, June 15th, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which lacerated the scalp severely. He was admitted to the hospital of the Third Division, Second Corps, and thence, on July 17th, was sent to the Finley Hospital, Washington, D. C. He died, on July 27th, 1864, "of typhoid fever."