Arnold, George A.
Age: 19, credited to Essex, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/7/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. G, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Wilderness, 5/5/64, reen 1/31/64, m/o 7/15/64
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Birth: abt 1842, Essex, VT
Burial: Memphis National Cemetery, Memphis, TN
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 3147826
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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CASE. - Private G. A. Arnold, Co. G, 2d Vermont Volunteers, aged 21 years, was wounded, at the battle of the Wilderness, Virginia, May 5th, 1864, by a conoidal musket ball, which caused a wound of the scalp in the right parietal region. He was admitted to the Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C., and, on May 15th, sent to Mower Hospital, Philadelphia. On the following day hæmorrhage occurred from the parietal branch of the temporal artery, which was controlled by compression. On May 31st, the wound had nearly healed, but the patient suffered from headache. He was returned to duty on July 26th, 1864.
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. 81.