Title: Reid, Joseph R.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.), Part 2, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1879), 124.

Keywords:diarrhœa and dysenteryfatal cases of diarrhœa and dysentery, with accounts of the morbid appearances observedfrom the Christian Street Hospital, Philadelphiachronic diarrhœaphthisisulcers of Peyer's glands of ileum, penetrated to muscular coatcolon presented irregular ulcers, penetrated to muscular coatautopsy performed

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e40764

TEI/XML: med.d1e40764.xml

The following case was forwarded, with the specimens, from the CHRISTIAN STREET HOSPITAL, Philadelphia, Surgeon John J. Reese, U. S. V., in charge:

CASE 192.—Private Joseph R. Reid, company H, 82d New York volunteers; admitted from Washington, D. C., December 14, 1862. Chronic diarrhœa and phthisis. [This man appears on the register of the Casparis hospital, Washington, as admitted December 2d—diarrhœa—sent to Philadelphia December 13th.] Died, December 31, 1862.—Acting Assistant Surgeon E. B. Vandyke. [Nos. 317 to 320, Medical Section, Army Medical Museum, are from this case. Nos. 317, 318, and 319 are successive portions of the ileum, presenting large irregular ulcers of Peyer's glands, which penetrate to the muscular coat. No. 320 is a portion of the colon considerably thickened, and presenting a number of large irregular ulcers, which penetrate to the muscular coat; a number of enlarged lymphatic glands appear on the peritoneal surface of the piece, on the line of the attachment of the mesocolon.]