Title: Moore, J. C.

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), 116.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fractureloss or impairment of visionwound of frontal region by conoidal musket ball, scraped boneeyesight much impaired, giddiness, and headachedisabilities permanent

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7860

TEI/XML: med.d1e7860.xml

MOORE, J. C., Sergeant, Co. H, 99th Pennsylvania Volunteers, aged 37 years, received, at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 5th, 1864, a wound of the frontal region by a conoidal musket ball, which scraped the bone. He was admitted into the field hospital of the 3d division, Second Army Corps, and, a few days later, sent to Washington, and admitted, on May 11th, into the Finley Hospital. Simple dressings. The patient was transferred to Philadelphia on May 18th, and was admitted into the South Street Hospital. On May 16th, 1865, he was sent to the Summit House Hospital, and, on July 5th, 1865, he was discharged from the service. The case is reported by Surgeon S. J. Y. Mintzer, U. S. V. He was pensioned July 6th, 1865, and, in May, 1867, Pension Examiner T. B. Read reported that his eyesight was much impaired, and that he suffered from giddiness and headache, and he thought the pensioner's disabilities permanent, though some amelioration might be anticipated.