Title: Hensley, H. S.

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), 114.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fractureparalysisconoidal ball inflicted severe wound of scalp and contusion of skullparalysis of lower extremitiesConfederate prisoner, exchanged

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7699

TEI/XML: med.d1e7699.xml

Hensley, H. S., Sergeant, Co. C, 16th North Carolina Regiment, aged 24 years, was wounded, on May 22d, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which inflicted a severe wound of the scalp, and probably, a contusion of the skull. Paralysis of the lower extremities ensued. He was admitted to the field hospital of the 1st division, Fifth Corps, and, on May 29th, was transferred to Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington; thence, on July 14th, to Lincoln Hospital, whence he was transferred to Old Capitol Prison on August 30th, 1864, and finally exchanged.