Title: Powell, E. J.
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 818.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11465
CASE 42.—Private E. J. Powell, Co. K, 180th Ohio; age 18; admitted Feb. 5, 1865, with intense fever, dyspnœa, red eruption on face and congestion of fauces, tonsils, mouth and tongue. 6th: Eruption of measles on body and lower extremities, with abatement of fever and continuance of dyspnœa; thick, bloody, tenacious sputa, very difficult to remove from mouth and throat; dulness of left side and bronchial respiration. 14th: Died. Post-mortem examination: Strong adhesions of left lung posteriorly with pseudomembrane elsewhere, and thirty-six ounces of yellow flocculent serum in the cavity; bronchial tubes red and injected.—Douglas Hospital, Washington, D. C.