Title: Hammersly, Wm. H.
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.d1e11209
CASE 7.—Wm. H. Hammersly, Co. D, 12th U. S. Art'y; admitted Dec. 30, 1862. Jan. 5, 1863: Fever, cough. 10th: Severe pneumonia of left side. 12th: Subcrepitant râles on both sides; dyspnœa; severe prostration; nervous agitation. 14th: Died. Post-mortem examination: Lungs contained many hepatized patches; mucous membrane of bronchial tubes reddened and containing pus; cheesy bronchial glands on left side. Fibrinous clot in left ventricle, becoming black and soft in the pulmonary artery. Liver fatty.—Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C.