Title: Goodwin, H. H.
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 747.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10776
CASE 14.—Private H. H. Goodwin, Co. G, 1st Mass. Cav., was admitted Feb. 1, 1864, from the Army of the Potomac with diphtheria. He died on the 3d. Post-mortem examination: The mucous membrane of the pharynx was covered with diphtheritic membrane. The epiglottis was much congested and ulcerated; the larynx and first two rings of the trachea were congested and covered with false membrane; the cavity of the larynx contained a large fibrinous plug.—Act. Ass't Surgeon L. Dorsey, Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C.