Title: Cable, John
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.d1e11221
CASE 11.—Private John Cable, Co. I, 134th Pa.; age 22; admitted Dec. 23, 1862, with a gunshot wound. Died Feb. 1, 1863. Post-mortem examination: Right lung, twenty-three ounces and a half; a greenish gangrenous lump one inch and a half long and half an inch thick in the posterior portion surrounded by gray lobules, and, posterior to it, some consolidation; lower lobe solidified posteriorly in one-third of its extent. Left lung, sixteen ounces, solidified in its lower lobe and presenting a creamy, sacculated mass; bronchial tubes much inflamed and containing pus. Fibrinous clot in right and dark clot in left cavities of heart.—Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C.