Title: Peeples, Robert N.
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.d1e11314
CASE 79.—Private Robert N. Peeples, Co. D, 9th Pa. Cav.; age 18; was admitted March 21, 1864, with measles. He was treated with spirit of nitre, acetate of ammonia, ipecacuanha and morphia, with counter-irritation, milk-punch and extra diet. He died April 2. Post-mortem examination: The right pleural sac contained a half pint of serum, the left nearly a pint; the left lung was slightly adherent, its lower lobe hepatized. The pericardium contained an excess of serum. The liver, kidneys and spleen were healthy.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.