Title: Robbins, J.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.), Part 2, Volume 2 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1876), 21.

Keywords:injuries of the abdomenvisceral injuries without external woundsruptures of the kidneycontusion of abdomen from fragment of shelltenderness in region of liverjaundice

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e31498

TEI/XML: med.d2e31498.xml

CASE 115.—Private J. Robbins, Co. G, 119th Pennsylvania, received, at the Wilderness, May 14, 1864, a severe contusion of the abdomen from a fragment of shell. Extreme depression followed, from which he slowly rallied. Opiates were administered. There was extreme tenderness in the region of the liver, and jaundice. The patient was treated on a hospital transport steamer and conveyed to Alexandria, where he died on May 28, 1864.