Twenty second day of August, 1889, I was summoned to see Mr. W., in the south-east part of Kansas, under the care of Dr. D. W. King, of Wier City, Kansas, whose history I learned as follows: Mr. W. was born in Henry County, Ill.; was 33 years old; had lived in Cherokee County, Kansas, nineteen years; married, had no children.
On the 11th day of May, with others, he was out hunting, and was accidentally shot in the neck by a glancing shot, with a 22 caliber rifle ball. The manner in which it occurred will be better understood by referring to the diagram.
The tree, C, was in a field. The line A B represents a hedge which divides the field from the road. E and F represent two men who fired at a bird on a branch of the tree, C. A ball from one of the
ANGEAR JJM. LOCATING THE BALL IN A CASE OF GUN SHOT WOUND IN THE CERVICAL REGTON.Read before the Chicago Pathological Society, June 8, 1891.. JAMA. 1891;XVII(3):112-116. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410810028001f