Title: Powell, William
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 391-392.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10029
CASE 234.—Corporal William Powell, Co. K, 10th N. Y. Cav.; age 43; admitted July 13, 1864. Diagnosis—typhoid fever. Died 24th. Post-mortem examination: Great emaciation. Slight adhesions of right pleura and extensive inflammation of lower lobe of right lung. Numerous and large ulcers in the intestines, extending from about two feet above the cæcum to the anus, and two intussusceptions of the ileum, recent in appearance. Liver enlarged and fatty; spleen very much enlarged and congested.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.