Title: Nugent, Thomas
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.d1e40840
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; Surgeon Reed B. Bontecou, U. S. V., for the rest of the time:
CASE 289.—Private Thomas Nugent, 33d company, 2d battalion, Invalid Corps; admitted September 15, 1863. Chronic diarrhœa. Died, October 14th. Autopsy: Body much emaciated. The right lung contained several large tubercular masses in its upper lobe; lower lobes healthy; the left lung was a mass of tubercles, and presented several large cavities. Heart normal. The liver was fatty, and weighed about seventy-five ounces; the gall-bladder was distended. The spleen weighed fourteen ounces. The anterior portion of the stomach was congested. The duodenum was healthy; the jejunum slightly congested; the upper portion of the ileum much congested, the middle portion slightly so; the lower portion was much congested and presented several small ulcers. The cæcum was ulcerated; the ascending colon congested and thickened in patches; the remainder of the colon thickened and ulcerated; the rectum studded with ulcers. The kidneys were healthy.