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Samuel C. Pew, Hospital Number 20, 893

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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_070.dc

Samuel . Pew. Hospital Number, 20,893. Samuel C. Pew, Corp. Co. F. 57th, Pa. Cav., age 29, was admitted to Harewood U.S.A. General Hospital, April 19th, 1865, with gunshot wound of the abdomen. The ball entered over the left hypochondriac region, passed transversely toward the spine, and emerged about 6 inches from point of entrance There have been no symptoms indicating injury of internal organs. The ball was of the conoidal variety. The wound was received at Sailor's Creek, Va., April 6th 1865. The patient did well and was transferred to Philadelphia, Pa., May 18th, 1865. Harewood U.S.A. General Hospital, R. B. BONTECOU, Surgeon U.S. Vols., In Charge.