Fobes, Josiah A.
Age: 18, credited to Colchester, VTVITALS
Birth: abt 1844, UnknownADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Elmwood Cemetery, Beloit, KS
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Private Josiah Forbes, Co. L, 1st Vermont Cavalry, aged 19 years, received a gunshot scalp wound at Burke s Station, June 24, 1864. The wound became inflamed and irritable and arterial bleeding took place, to arrest which, the right superficial temporal artery was tied, at the Baxter Hospital, Burlington, Vermont, in July. The patient recovered and returned to duty, September 29, 1864. Assistant Surgeon S. L. Thayer, U. S. V., the operator, reported the case.
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. 315.