Title: Halsey, N. W.

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), 315.

Keywords:injuries of pelvisinjuries of parts contained in the pelviswounds of the rectumstercoral fistulæ after shot wounds of the rectumshot wound of perineum and rectumball entered thigh, passed in front of femur, penetrated pelvis, wounded rectum and escaped through natis

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e35090

TEI/XML: med.d2e35090.xml

CASE 910.—Private N. W. Halsey, Co. C, 37th Massachusetts, aged 33, was wounded at the Wilderness, May 6, 1864. Assistant Surgeon J. C. McKee reported, from Lincoln Hospital, "a shot wound of the perineum and rectum," and sent the man to modified duty in the Veteran Reserves, March 29, 1865. He was discharged and pensioned June 29, 1865. Examiner E. Wright, of Lee, reported, January 14, 1868: "Ball entered right thigh, passed in front of the femur, penetrated the pelvis, wounding the rectum, and escaped through the right natis; has fistula, causing much inconvenience; disability probably temporary." This pensioner was paid September 4, 1873.