Title: Wallace, William

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), 119.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the headgunshot contusions of the cranial bonesepileptiform convulsions

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8264

TEI/XML: med.d1e8264.xml

WALLACE, WILLIAM, Private, Co. A, 23d Ohio Volunteers, received, at the battle of Antietam, Maryland, September 17th, 1862, a gunshot scalp wound, implicating the pericranium. He was admitted, on September 21st, into the Capitol Hospital, Washington, and, on the 25th of the same month, transferred to the Ward Hospital, Newark, New Jersey. He is reported as returned to duty on March 26th, 1863; but, on July 25th, he was admitted into the general hospital at Gallipolis, Ohio. Epileptiform convulsions supervened upon long-continued exertion. He was transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps, October 30th, 1863. The case is reported by Acting Assistant Surgeon James R. Beel. The name of this patient is not upon the Pension Rolls.