Title: Diehl, George

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), 103.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fractureexfoliationouter table of bone exfoliatedcontusion of parietal near temporal sutureouter table of bone exfoliated, wound granulated welltyphoid fever, terminated fatally

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6446

TEI/XML: med.d1e6446.xml

DIEHL, GEORGE, Private, Co. E, 100th New York Volunteers, aged 27 years, received, in the engagement at Chester Station, Virginia, May 12th, 1864, a gunshot contusion of the left parietal near the temporal suture. On May 15th, he was admitted to Hampton Hospital, and, on May 18th, he was sent to the hospital at Point Lookout, thence, on July 12th, to Judiciary Square Hospital at Washington, and, on July 18th, to the Sisters of Charity Hospital, Buffalo. The outer table of the bone had exfoliated, and the wound was granulating and looking well, when, on August 16th, typhoid fever set in, and the case terminated fatally on August 23d, 1864.