Title: Stetson, George F.

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 feverfragment of shell caused scalp wound of side of headtyphoid fever

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5182

TEI/XML: med.d1e5182.xml

CASE.—Private George F. Stetson, Co. E, 23d Massachusetts Volunteers, aged 23 years, was wounded, at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864, by a fragment of shell, which caused a scalp wound of the left side of the head. He was admitted to the field hospital of the Eighteenth Corps, and, on June 9th, sent to the First Division Hospital, at Alexandria. Typhoid fever supervened, and death occurred on July 8th, 1864.