Title: Crowley, Jackson

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), 184.

Keywords:diarrhœa and dysenteryfatal cases of diarrhœa and dysentery, with accounts of the morbid appearances observedfrom Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C.chronic diarrhœadiphtheriaepiglottis, larynx, and trachea to bifurcation inflamed and either coated with false membrane or ulceratedabdominal viscera not examinedautopsy performed

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e41287

TEI/XML: med.d1e41287.xml

Case from the case-book of LINCOLN HOSPITAL, Washington, D. C.; Surgeon J. Cooper McKee, U. S. A., in charge.

CASE 424.—Private Jackson Crowley, company H, 15th New York engineers; age 29; admitted from field hospital June 13, 1865. Chronic diarrhœa. [This man appears on the register of the regimental hospital of the 15th New York engineers as having been treated for diarrhœa from May 26th to June 13th.] Died, July 5th, of diphtheria. Autopsy the same day: Body not emaciated; throat much swollen, and dark colored externally. The epiglottis, larynx, and trachea as far as its bifurcation, were inflamed, congested, and in some places coated with false membrane, in others ulcerated. No other abnormal appearances were observed. [It does not appear that the abdominal viscera were examined.]—Acting Assistant Surgeon E. A. Van Nort.