Title: Bates, E. D.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.), Part 3, Volume 2 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1883), 27.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the lower extremitiesflesh wounds of the lower extremitiesshot flesh woundsflesh wounds of the lower limbs unattended by primary injury of the large nerves or blood-vesselsperi-articular wounds of hip jointsecondary traumatic coxitis

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e1319

TEI/XML: med.d2e1319.xml

CASE 55.—Private E. D. Bates, Co. B, 24th New York Cavalry, aged 21 years, was wounded in the left hip at Petersburg, June 17, 1864, and was treated at various hospitals. Surgeon R. B. Bontecou, U. S. V., reported his discharge from Harewood Hospital, Washington, May 5, 1865, by reason of "shot wound resulting in necrosis of head of left femur." The various Examining Surgeons certify to more or less injury of the bone, also that the missile remains in the limb.