Title: Moyer, F. S.

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), 169.

Keywords:injuries of the abdomenpenetrating wounds of the abdomenwounds of the kidneygunshot woundsball entered above crest of ilium and lodgedshot wound of kidney, ball lodged in organpyæmia

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e31716

TEI/XML: med.d2e31716.xml

CASE 532.—Sergeant F. S. Moyer, Co. K, 51st Pennsylvania, aged 34, was wounded at Spottsylvania​, May 12, 1864, by a conoidal ball, which entered above the crest of the ilium and lodged. He was taken to the hospital of the 3d division, Ninth Corps. On the 26th, he was removed to Lincoln Hospital. Assistant Surgeon J. C. McKee notes the injury as a "shot wound of the left kidney, the ball lodging in the organ," and states that pyæmia was developed June 10th, and, although tonics and stimulants were freely administered, the patient died June 16, 1864.