Title: Keating, M.

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), 361.

Keywords:injuries of the pelvisinjuries of the genital organswounds of the peniswounds of the urethraurethral fistulesfistulae, fistulasnecrosis of pubis and urethral fistula from gunshot woundwound remained open, urine passed through continuallygunshot wound of pelvis

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e31775

TEI/XML: med.d2e31775.xml

CASE 1049.—Private M. Keating, Co. D, 42d Pennsylvania, aged 33 years, was wounded at Bull Run, August 30, 1862. He was treated in hospitals at Washington, Baltimore, Point Lookout, and Philadelphia, entering Mower Hospital on October 1, 1863, and being discharged the service therefrom, June 21, 1864. Surgeon J. Hopkinson, U. S. V., on certificate of disability dated June 14, 1864, stated: "Necrosis of pubis, and urethral fistula, from gunshot wound." Disability one-third. Examining Surgeon H. L. Hodge, of Philadelphia, reported, June 21, 1864: "On account of gunshot wound of the pelvis his general health had been much impaired. The anterior wound still remains open, and urine passes through it continually; disability total." There is no record of this man since September 4, 1865, when he last drew his pension.