Title: Relyea, L. T.

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), 293.

Keywords:injuries of pelvisinjuries of parts contained in the pelvisgunshot wounds of bladderfatal shot wounds of the bladderflesh wound of hipgunshot wound of bladder and rectumperitonitis

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e35030

TEI/XML: med.d2e35030.xml

CASE 852. Corporal L. T. Relyea, Co. A, 9th New York, aged 28 years, was wounded near Petersburg, June 18, 1864 and sent to a field hospital of the Fifth Corps, and was recorded by Surgeons Reed and Faxon as a case of flesh wound of the hip. On July 19th, he was transferred to City Point, and sent thence to Washington, and admitted into Stanton Hospital on July 1st. Surgeon John A. Lidell, U. S. V., reported the case as a gunshot wound of the bladder and rectum." Ice dressings were applied, and stimulants administered, with tonics. Death, July 2, 1864, from peritonitis.