Wounded in wards L, K. and H, United States General Hospital, Mound City, Illinois.--W. P. Walker, Sergeant company D, Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, received four wounds at Fort Pillow April twelfth, 1864. One ball passed through left arm near middle third, fracturing humerus. Second ball struck right side of neck, one and a half inch below mastoid process, and remaining in. Third ball made flesh wound in right shoulder. Fourth ball struck left eye, supposed by himself to be a glancing shot; eye totally destroyed. Done after the surrender. Milas M. M. Woodside, a discharged soldier from the Seventh Tennessee cavalry, also from the Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, wounded by two balls, first (pistol) ball striking just below insertion of deltoid muscle of right arm, and remaining in; second (musket) ball striking centre of right breast over third rib, and passing to the right and downward, emerged at inner border of the scapula, about six inches from point of entrance. Done after the surrender. Jason London, private, company B, Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, received a ball, which struck the dorsal side of right hand about the junction of carpal and metacarpal bones of index finger; emerged at carpal bone of thumb; then struck thigh in front, about six inches above knee-joint; passing over the bone, emerged on inner side. After being wounded, he was knocked down by one of the fiends with a musket. Done after the surrender. David H. Taylor, private, company E, Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, received five wounds. First (musket) ball passed in under the angle of right jaw, fracturing the symphysis, where it emerged. Second ball struck front of right shoulder-joint; emerged immediately behind caracoid process. Third ball entered three inches below, and a little to the right of entiform cartilage; passing downward, is lost. Fourth ball in left knee, fracturing inner condyle of femur, and passed into popliteal space. Fifth ball, upper part of middle third thigh; lost. Done after the surrender. David W. Harrison, private, company D, Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, received three wounds. First (musket) ball passed from behind head of humerus, left side; emerged between clavicle and axilla, producing compound comminuted fracture of head and upper end of shaft of bone. Second ball struck left side two and a half inches above ilium; ball not found. Third ball entered at upper edge of scapula behind, passing under the bone is lost. Wounds received after the surrender. James Calvin Goeforth, private, company E, Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, received wound. Ball passed from right to left across the back, entering at upper part of scapula; emerged at a point a little below and at the opposite side, (flesh wound.) Done after the surrender. William A. Dickey, company B, Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, wounded after the surrender. Ball entered abdomen four inches to the right of umbilicus; ball lost. Thomas J. Cartwright, company A, Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, received a wound in left shoulder, striking pectoral muscle near axilla, fracturing clavicle; was extracted near the vertebral column at upper and outer border of scapula. Done before the surrender. William L. McMichael, private, company C, Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, received five wounds. First ball glanced along the upper portion of right parietal bone, making wound (flesh) two and a half inches long. Second ball glanced ulnar side of left fore-arm at wrist-joint. Third ball struck left side of abdomen on a line from anterior superior process of ilium to symphysis pubis; ball not found. Fourth ball struck near the insertion of tensu of right side; passed downwards four inches; was extracted. Wounds received after the surrender of the Fort. Isaac J. Leadbetter, private, company E, Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, received wound in left side. Musket-ball struck over eighth rib and plunged downward; is lost. Done after the surrender. James Walls, private, company E, Thirteenth Tennessee cavalry, was wounded by musket-ball striking over origin of gluteus minemus of left side, and passed upward and across, emerging eleven inches from point of entrance almost over the last rib of right side, and about two and a half inches from vertebral column. Done after the surrender. In charge of
William N. Mccoy, Acting Assistant Surgeon United States Army.
Dr. A. H. Kellogg, sworn and examined. By the Chairman: Question. What is your rank and position in the service? Answer. I am an Acting Assistant Surgeon, in charge of wards E and F, Mound City General Hospital. Question. Were you present yesterday when the testimony of the wounded men in your wards was taken? Answer. I have but one under my charge who was wounded at Fort Pillow. I heard his testimony. Question. Had you previously had any conversation with him in relation to the circumstances attending his being wounded? Answer. Yes, sir. Question. Did his statements to us yesterday correspond with the statements he made to you? Answer. Yes, sir; except he gave a few more details yesterday as to what was said to him. He told me that he was wounded after he had surrendered. Question. Have you prepared a statement of his case?