Title: Christman, Wm.
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 784.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11196
CASE 4.—Private Wm. Christman, Co. G, 67th Pa.; age 20; was admitted May 1, 1864, with gastro-enteritis. Died 11th. Post-mortem examination: The brain was soft; its ventricles contained but little serum. The mucous membrane of the larynx and trachea was much congested. The right lung, thirty-seven ounces, presented many spots of lobular pneumonia; the left, thirty-two ounces, contained much bronchial secretion. The heart was flabby, a large fibrinous clot in its right ventricle. The liver was flabby and anæmic; the spleen, eight ounces, was soft and pulpy; the pancreas normal; kidneys flabby. The œsophagus, stomach and large intestine were healthy; the lower part of the ileum congested but not ulcerated.—Act. Ass't Surgeon H. M. Dean, Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C.