Title: Fröhlich, John
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), 146.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e40826
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 282.—Sergeant John Fröhlich, company F, 98th Pennsylvania volunteers; age 30; admitted April 21, 1863. Diarrhœa of nearly four months duration, contracted near Falmouth, Virginia, in the army of the Potomac. Died, May 7th. Autopsy: Body much emaciated. The upper part of the right lung was firmly adherent to the thoracic parietes; the lung itself was normal; the lower portion of the left lung was hepatized, the rest of the lung congested; there were extensive pleuritic adhesions on this side. Heart healthy; the pericardium contained three ounces of serum. The liver was normal in size but much congested. The spleen very small. The mucous membrane of the stomach was slightly injected. Duodenum and jejunum normal. The ileum was normal to within three feet of the ileo-cæcal valve; below this point it was dark-brown or blackish, much injected, thickened, but not ulcerated. The large intestine was much thickened and darkly congested, but there was no abrasion of the mucous surface. Kidneys of normal size, but much congested.—Acting Assistant Surgeon Odrey D. Brooks.