Title: Curry, 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), 113.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fractureparalysisbuckshot injured left parietal boneright side and limbs paralyzed

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7563

TEI/XML: med.d1e7563.xml

CURRY, JOHN, Private, Co. A, 142d Pennsylvania Volunteers, was wounded, at the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13th, 1862, by a buckshot, which injured the left parietal bone. He was treated in a field hospital; on December 23d, admitted to the Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C., and discharged from the service on February 21st, 1863. His right side and limbs were paralyzed. His name is not on the Pension Rolls.