Title: Bradley, T. H.

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), 140.

Keywords:injuries of the abdomenpenetrating wounds of the abdomenwounds of the livergunshot woundsfavorable resultrecoveries from shot wounds of the liverwounded by pistol ballball entered back about ninth intercostal space, passed downward and forward through liver, emerged from abdomen below line of entrance

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e31516

TEI/XML: med.d2e31516.xml

CASE 312.—Private T. H. Bradley, Co. K, 39th Massachusetts., aged 19 years, was wounded by a pistol ball, at Hatcher's Run, March 30, 1865. He was admitted to the field hospital of the Fifth Corps on the same day, and, on April 3, 1865, was transferred to Washington, Armory Square Hospital, entering on the 5th. Surgeon D. W. Bliss, U. S. V., reported as follows: "Ball entered the right side of back, about the ninth intercostal space, and, passing downward and forward, probably through the liver, emerged from the right side of the abdomen three inches below the line of entrance." The treatment consisted of cold-water dressings and the administration of tonics and stimulants. The patient improved rapidly, and was furloughed on April 26th, and was discharged the service accordingly on May 26, 1865. He is not a pensioner.