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Massie, Harvey - 3676

Title:
Massie, Harvey - 3676
Identifier:
clarysville_00122
Hospital Number:
3676
Lastname:
Massie
Firstname:
Harvey
Date Admitted:
1864/07/23
Age:
19
Nativity:
Ohio
Marital Status:
Single
Residence:
Lawrence Co., Ohio [Lawrence County, Ohio]
Relative Address:
Grassy Ridge, Lawrence Co., Ohio [Grassy Ridge, Lawrence County, Ohio]
Rank:
Private
Company:
H
Regiment:
9 V V I [9th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry]
Source:
Field
Diagnosis:
Gun shot fracture of the right elbow joint while the arm was at right angle in the act of firing. The bullet entered on the posterior brachial region 2 inches below head of radius passing diagonally across and comminuting the external condyle of the humerus exiting on the posterior humeral region where it lodged- being 2 inches above the external condyle of humerus. Ball extracted on the field.
Treatment:
On the 28th of July, reset the lower arm of the humerus and dis and relocated at the elbow joint