Title: Oldham, Jos.
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 745.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10727
CASE 2.—Private Jos. Oldham, Co. G, 52d N. Y.; age 20; admitted Nov. 23, 1863. Died December 13. Post-mortem examination: The posterior portion of the epiglottis and pharynx was covered by a diphtheritic membrane; the cellular tissue of the larynx was œdematous and indurated; the upper portion of the first and the whole of the third lobe of the right lung were hepatized; other thoracic and abdominal organs normal.—Ass't Surgeon H. Allen, U. S. A., Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D.C.