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Cabell Epton

Medical Report and Death of Private J. W. Epton, 5th South Carolina.

Private J. W. Epton, Co. I, 5th South Carolina, was wounded at Deep Bottom, August 16, 1864, and was conveyed to the third division of the Jackson Hospital at Richmond. Surgeon J. G. Cabell, in charge, entered on the hospital register, page 214: "A minie ball penetrated the right hip joint, on account of which a primary resection of the head and neck, of the femur was practised. The patient sank, and died September 2. 1864."

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

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