Title: Brasher, E. E.

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), 341.

Keywords:injuries of parts contained in the pelvisinjuries of pelviswounds of blood-vessels and nerveswounds of nervesgunshot wound through iliac regionpartial loss of motion and sensation of lower extremityinjury to nerve, likely permanent

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e36020

TEI/XML: med.d2e36020.xml

CASE 992.—Captain E. E. Brasher, Co. I, 14th Indiana, was wounded at Antietam, September 17, 1862, and was treated in a Second Corps hospital, and subsequently at the Avenue House, Washington, Surgeon T. Antisell, U. S. V., reporting the case as a "gunshot wound through the left iliac region, in consequence of which he is unable to perform the duties of an officer. He has done no duty since he was wounded. There is a partial loss of motion and sensation of the left lower extremity, which, on account of the injury to the nerve, is likely to be permanent." This officer was discharged from service December 19, 1862. but re-entered the Army as captain in the 120th Indiana Volunteers, and was promoted to the rank of major, and subsequently killed in action at Franklin, November 30th, 1864.