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Elliott Hoyt Maury Semmes

Medical Report on J. T. Elliott, Wounded Deep Bottom, Virginia, August 16, 1864.

Private J. T. Elliott, Co. H, 22d Georgia, of Sorrell's Brigade, aged 24 years, received, at the engagement at Deep Bottom, Virginia, August 16, 1864, a gunshot fracture of the neck of the left femur. He was conveyed to Richmond and admitted to the Jackson Hospital. He recovered with three inches shortening of the limb, and being permanently disabled and totally disqualified for any military duty, he was retired from the Confederate States service on February 17, 1865. The case is reported by Surgeons A. J. Semmes, Thomas F. Maury, and W. D. Hoyt, members of the medical examining board of the Jackson Confederate Hospital, at Richmond, Virginia, in February, 1865.

SOURCE: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. Volume 2, Part 3.

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