Title: Miller, 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), 129.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonesgunshot fractures of the external table of the cranium alonefractures of the external wall of the frontal sinusconoidal musket ball fractured external orbital process of frontal bone

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e9259

TEI/XML: med.d1e9259.xml

CASE.—Private John Miller, Co. I, 12th New Jersey Volunteers, aged 45 years, was wounded at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 6th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball which fractured the external orbital process of the frontal bone. He was admitted to the hospital of the 2d division, Second Corps, and thence conveyed to the Mount Pleasant Hospital, Washington, where he was admitted on May 29th, 1864. Death resulted on the 22d of June.