Title: George, D.

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), 120.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fracturemental aberrationsuch lesions of brain as led to insanitycomatose, terminated fatallywound of head by conoidal musket ball in parietal region, contusion of bone

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8386

TEI/XML: med.d1e8386.xml

GEORGE, D., Private, Co. K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters, aged 26 years, received, at the battle of Spottsylvania​ Courthouse, Virginia, May 12th, 1864, a wound of the head, with contusion of the bone, in the right parietal region, by a conoidal musket ball. He was admitted into the field hospital of the 3d division, Ninth Corps, and transferred thence to Washington, and admitted, on May 25th, into the Emory Hospital. He died comatose on the following day. The case is reported by Surgeon N. R. Mosely, U. S. V.