infantry, wounded at Fort Pillow after surrender, gunshot wounds in hip and thigh; Jacob Thompson, waiter, company B, Eleventh Illinois cavalry, wounded at Fort Pillow after surrender, pistol-shots through thumb and head, and several blows with blunt instrument (says with a gun) on head and neck, dividing skin in several places; Henry Parker, company D, First Alabama, wounded at Fort Pillow after surrender, gunshot wound in hip; Ransom Anderson, company B, First Alabama artillery, wounded at Fort Pillow after surrender, sabre cuts on head and hand, and gunshot wounds in shoulder and chest; Mary Jane Robinson, wife of a soldier at Fort Pillow, wounded by a rebel after the surrender of the Fort, at a distance of ten yards, gunshot wound through both knees.
Surgeon Horace Wardner, recalled and examined. By the Chairman: Question. Have you heard our examination of the wounded in this hospital from Fort Pillow? Answer. I have. Question. Did you have any conversation with them when they were first brought to the hospital? Answer. Yes, sir. Question. Did the statements they made to you then correspond with their statements to us? Answer. They did. Question. Do the nature and character of their injuries sustain their statements in regard to their injuries? Answer. The character of the injuries of these men corroborates their statements in regard to the treatment they received from the rebels.
Mound City, Illinois, April 23, 1864.