Title: Berg, George W.
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.d1e40845
Case from the case-book and medical descriptive lists of the HAREWOOD HOSPITAL, Washington, D. C., Surgeon Reed B. Bontecou, U. S. V., in charge:
CASE 291.—Private George W. Berg, company A, 155th New York volunteers; admitted October 18, 1863. Chronic diarrhœa. Died, October 26th. Autopsy: No emaciation. Lungs normal; pleuritic adhesions on the left side. Heart normal. The liver weighed about sixty-four ounces. The spleen was softened. The stomach normal. The duodenum, jejunum, and upper ileum were thickened, but not ulcerated. The mucous membrane of the ileum near the ileocæcal valve was softened. Peyer's glands were not inflamed, nor were any indications of inflammation observed in the colon. The kidneys were fatty, and weighed about eight ounces and a half each.