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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_2_069.dc

Alfred B. Lane. Alfred B. Lane, Private, Co. F., 39th N.Y. Vols., aged 49, was admitted to Harewood U.S.A. Gen'l Hospital, April 5th, 1865, suffering from gun shot wound of right hip over gluteus maximus muscle, the ball injuring soft parts. Wounded, April 1, 1865, at the battle of Hatcher's Run, Va. On admission the condition of injured parts and constitutional state of patient were good. Patient did tolerably well up to April 20th, 1865, when parts became gangrenous. May 1st, wound clean but occasional slight hemorrhage and profuse suppuration. Patient gradually sank, and died May 18th, 1865, from exhaustion. Harewood U.S.A. General Hospital, R. B. BONTECOU, Surgeon U.S. Vols., In Charge.