Title: Hubbard, Russell
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 792.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11308
CASE 78.—Private Russell Hubbard, Co. F, 2d Mass.; admitted March 6, 1863, with pneumonia following measles. He was treated at first with one-eighth of a grain of tartar emetic hourly and afterwards with calomel, opium and ipecacuanha, with counter-irritation and nutritious diet. He died April 1. Post-mortem examination: The right pleural surfaces were adherent in front and laterally; the sac contained a pint of turbid serum; the middle and lower lobes of the lung were in the third stage of inflammation; the mucous coat of the bronchial tubes was reddened and thickened. The pericardium contained six ounces of serum.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.