Title: Foster, Isaac

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), 88.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot wounds of the scalpcomplications from intercurrent diseasesslight gunshot wounds of the headno lesions of the bony walls of the skull

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5662

TEI/XML: med.d1e5662.xml

CASE.—Corporal Isaac Foster, Co. H, 98th New York Volunteers, aged 23 years, received, at the battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, June 3d, 1864, a gunshot wound of the head. He was admitted to the hospital of the First Division, Eighteenth Corps, and was thence transferred to hospital Division, No. 2, Alexandria, Virginia, where he died, on June 21st, 1864, from wound. Surgeon E. Bentley, U. S. V., records the case.