Title: Larue, George

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), 204.

Keywords:diarrhœa and dysenteryfatal cases of diarrhœa and dysentery, with accounts of the morbid appearances observedfrom the L'Ouverture Hospital, Alexandria, Virginiadiarrhœaulceration of ileuminflammation and thickening of whole mucous membrane of large intestineautopsy performed

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e41763

TEI/XML: med.d1e41763.xml

Case from the case-book of the L'OUVERTURE HOSPITAL, Alexandria, Virginia, Surgeon Edwin Bentley, U. S. V., in charge. All the patients were colored men, most of them sent to Alexandria from the hospital for colored troops, City Point, Virginia.

CASE 545.—Private George Larue, company E, 31st United States colored troops; admitted from the field hospital August 9, 1864. Diarrhœa. Died, August 13th. Autopsy six hours after death: Body somewhat emaciated. There was some ulceration of the ileum, and general inflammation and thickening of the whole mucous membrane of the large intestine.