Title: Blydenburgh, Charles
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), 147.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e40831
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 285.—Private Charles Blydenburgh, company C, 71st New York volunteers; admitted June 15, 1863. Chronic diarrhœa. Died, June 30th. Autopsy: Body not much emaciated. The lungs were normal. The pericardium contained two ounces of bloody serum; the heart was of a dark-purple color and flabby; it seemed to be stained with blood. The small intestine was healthy. There were numerous ulcers throughout the large intestine; the rectum was much injected, and presented numerous small ulcers. The liver was healthy; the gall-bladder moderately full of bile. The spleen and kidneys normal.—Acting Assistant Surgeon A. H. Haven.