Title: Crandall, John

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), 87.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpcomplications from intercurrent diseasesfatal cases of gunshot scalp wounds complicated by supervention of variolascalp wound of occipital region from musket balldied from effects of wound and of sequelæ of small poxvariola, small pox

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5509

TEI/XML: med.d1e5509.xml

CASE.—Private John Crandall, Co. K, 64th New York Volunteers, aged 33 years, received, at the engagement at North Anna, Virginia, May 18th, 1864, a scalp wound of the occipital region, from a musket ball. He was sent to Washington, and entered Carver Hospital on the 24th, and, on the 27th, was transferred to the Summit House Hospital, Philadelphia. Here he had variola. When partially convalescent he was removed, July 14th, to Turner's Lane Hospital; again, on October 10th, to Filbert Street Hospital, and again, on February 16th, 1865, to Islington Lane Hospital. Here he died, on February 24th, from the effects of the wound, and of the sequelæ of small pox.