Title: Boren, Daniel
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 727-728.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10655
Private Daniel Boren, Co. K, 96th Pa.; admitted Jan. 2, 1863. Diagnosis: Hemiplegia. Died February 2. Post-mortem examination: Rigor mortis well marked; emaciated; veins full of blood. Brain, forty-nine ounces and a half, full of blood; choroid plexus pale, but its largest vessels full and tortuous; veins of pia mater injected; veins of pons and medulla full of blood; gray matter apparently diminished in amount; stria of pons marked. Right lung forty-two ounces; pigment deposit on pleura in intercostal spaces; coagulable lymph on upper and middle lobes, which were firmly adherent and consolidated in the vicinity of the adhesions; remainder of the lung much congested; in the large bronchial tube leading to the consolidated mass was a fibrinous plug one and a half inches long, filling the lumen; surface of tube mottled white and red. Left lung healthy. Heart, seven and a half ounces, firm; small clot in each ventricle. Liver, forty-nine ounces, dark, friable; spleen, four and three-quarter ounces, much congested, firm. Colon congested.—Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C.