Title: Palfrey, Franklin C.
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 812.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11409
CASE 9.—Corp'l Franklin C. Palfrey, Co. G, 6th U. S. Inf., was admitted Dec. 30, 1862, with scurvy. He died Feb. 19, 1863. Post-mortem examination: The right lung was adherent and filled with tubercle; the left lung was also adherent, but the adhesions formed a sac which contained more than two pints of serum. The heart was normal, but the pericardium showed marks of recent inflammation and was full of serum. Altogether there were six pints of liquid in the serous cavities of the thorax. Abdominal viscera normal.—Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C.