Title: Trite, George

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 765.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdiseases of the respiratory organspneumoniapost-mortem recordslobar pneumoniascases of relapse or recurrencecrepitant râlesrusty sputasputumpleura contained serum, more than pintdulnessdullness over lower lobe, absence of vocal resonance

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10921

TEI/XML: med.d1e10921.xml

CASE 39.—Private George Trite, Co. H, 28th Mich.; age 18; admitted Jan. 30, 1865: General febrile excitement; pain and crepitant râles in the right side; respiration hurried, labored; some cough; sputa​ scanty, white and tenacious. February 4: Fever abated; much cough; sputa​ copious and less tenacious. 8th: Worse, probably from exposure to draft of cold air; quite delirious; high fever; much cough; rusty sputa​; dulness​ over lower lobe, absence of vocal resonance. Died 12th. Post-mortem examination: Right lower lobe hepatized; pleura contained more than a pint of serum. Other viscera normal.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.