Title: Voss, William H.

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), 134.

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 alonegrooving of outer plate and diploe, injury appears not to implicate inner tablefragment of shell cut scalp and furrowed occipital protuberance

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e9844

TEI/XML: med.d1e9844.xml

CASE.—Private William H. Voss, Co. G, 5th Delaware Volunteers, aged 35 years, was wounded in the engagement at the South Side Railroad, Virginia, April 1st, 1865, by a fragment of shell which cut the scalp and furrowed the occipital protuberance. He was admitted to the hospital of the 2d division of the Fifth Corps, and on April 7th was sent to the Finley Hospital, Washington. He was returned to duty on July 8th, 1865. He does not appear to have been an applicant for a pension.