Title: Meyers, Daniel

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), 86.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpcomplications from intercurrent diseasesfatal terminations attributed to incidental malarial attacksnecroscopic appearances not observedchills symptomatic of internal suppuration or part of characteristic phenomena of pyæmiacaused by fragment of shellfever of malarial character

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5217

TEI/XML: med.d1e5217.xml

CASE.—Private Daniel Meyers, Co. C, 110th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 40 years, received, at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 5th, 1864, a gunshot wound of the scalp, caused by a fragment of shell. He was, on May 26th, admitted to the Carver Hospital, Washington, D. C., and, on June 2d, transferred to the Hospital at Brattleboro', Vermont. Fever of a malarial character supervened, and death occurred on June 13th, 1864.