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Institution:
Harewood U.S.A. General Hospital, R.B. Bontecou, Surgeon U.S. Vols., In charge

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Original format:
image/jpeg

Language:
en

Collection:
Historical Medical Photography Collection

Rights:
Public Domain

Repository:
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library. Historical Library

Local Title:
Reed B. Bontecou, Gunshot Wounds Illustrated (Binder's Title)

Identifier:
Bontecou_1_016.dc

David H. Key. David H. Key, Ser't, Co. G, 3rd N. J. Cav., aged 23, was admitted to Harewood U.S.A. Gen'l Hospital April 19, 1865, with gunshot wound through the mouth, the ball carrying away canine and first bicuspid teeth of right lower jaw, and first bicuspid tooth of right upper jaw, wounding tongue, passing inside of ramus of lower jaw, left side, and lodging beneath integuments posterior to angle of jaw. Also gunshot (flesh) wound right arm, middle third, anterior aspect, ball passing through from before. Wounded April 6th, 1865, at battle of Harper's Farm, Va. April 7th, 1865. Removal of ball on the field by counter opening, half an inch posterior to angle of jaw, and one inch below lobule of ear. Progressed favorably. Transferred to U.S. Gen'l Hospital, Newark, N.J., May 2nd, 1865. Doing well. Harewood U.S.A. General Hospital, R. B. BONTECOU, Surgeon U.S. Vols., In Charge.