Brown, George W.
Age: 19, credited to Brighton, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1843, Bangor, MEADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: Hewett, Ephraim M.DESCENDANTS
Evergreen Cemetery, South Hadley, MA
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CASE. - Private George W. Brown, Co. I, 4th Vermont Volunteers, was wounded at Fredericksburg, on May 3d, 1863, by a conoidal musket ball fired at a distance of thirty yards. The missile having entered the neck posteriorly on the right side, passed into the mouth, knocking out three of the lower teeth, and escaped. Being sent to Washington, the patient was admitted to the Judiciary Square Hospital on the 8th; the wound was dressed simply. On the 9th, he was transferred to De Camp Hospital, New York Harbor, and, on July 16th, to General Hospital at Brattleboro', Vermont. He was returned to duty on November 6th, 1863
Joseph K. Barnes, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65), Part 1, Volume 2 (Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1870), p. 402.