Title: Green, Sylvester
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.d1e10789
CASE 18.—Private Sylvester Green, Co. D, 186th N.Y.; age 19; was admitted May 2, 1865, with fever and swelling of the parotid glands. On the 5th there was much swelling of the neck with increased dyspnœa and dysphagia, thready pulse, anxious countenance and profuse perspiration. He died asphyxiated on that day. Post-mortem examination: A perfectly-formed false membrane extended from the glottis to the bronchi; the lungs were emphysematous.—Slough Hospital, Alexandria, Va.