Title: Young, Thomas

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), 107.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fracturepersistent pain in the headgunshot contusion of vertexcontinuous pain in cicatrixirritable temperimpaired memory

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7066

TEI/XML: med.d1e7066.xml

YOUNG, THOMAS, Private, Co. F, 17th United States Infantry, received, at the battle of Antietam, September 17th, 1862, a gunshot contusion of the vertex. Treated at Washington and Baltimore, and discharged February 14th, 1863. He was pensioned, and, in September, 1866, Pension Examining Surgeon F. P. Fitch, of Milford, New Hampshire, reported that he had continuous pain in the cicatrix, a very irritable temper, and impaired memory.