Title: Remick, M. T.
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), 144-145.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e40809
Case from the case-book and medical descriptive lists of the HAREWOOD HOSPITAL, Washington, D. C., Surgeon Thomas Antisell, U. S. V., in charge from October, 1862, to September, 1863:
CASE 274.—Private M. T. Remick, company K, 29th Massachusetts volunteers; admitted February 8, 1863, from Windmill Point hospital. Chronic diarrhœa. He was much emaciated. The stools were frequent, for the most part bilious, yellow, and slimy, but sometimes bloody. Died, February 17th. Autopsy: Body much emaciated. The heart and lungs were pale and flabby, but otherwise normal. The omentum was almost entirely absorbed. The stomach was contracted, its walls much thickened. The spleen was hard and congested. The liver was enlarged, but apparently healthy in texture. The gall-bladder was distended with bile. There were extensive peritoneal adhesions, especially along the course of the colon. The mesenteric glands were somewhat enlarged. The small intestines were much congested. The colon and rectum were much inflamed, with spots of ulceration and softening of the mucous membrane.