Title: Tucker, T. O.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.), Part 3, Volume 2 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1883), 86.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the lower extremitieswounds and injuries of the hip jointshot fractures at the hip jointshot fractures at the hip joint unsuccessfully treated by conservationinvolved parts of joint not indicatedwound of the right groinshot wound of hip joint

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e4880

TEI/XML: med.d2e4880.xml

CASE 203.—Private T. O. Tucker, Co. D, 61st Pennsylvania, aged 39 years, was wounded at Spottsylvania​, May 15, 1864, by a shell. He was taken to the field hospital of the 2d division, Sixth Corps, where Surgeon S. J. Allen, 4th Vermont, noted: "Wound of the right groin." On May 26, 1864, he was admitted into the Second Division Hospital at Alexandria. He died the following day. Surgeon T. R. Spencer, U. S. V., reported the cause of death "shot wound of the right hip joint."