Title: Watson, Samuel
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 260.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5025
CASE 18.—Protracted debility.—Private Samuel Watson, Co. K, 63d Ind.; age 39; was admitted April 6, 1865, debilitated from typhoid fever. [This man contracted typhoid fever in August, 1863, at Shephardsville, Ky.; he was admitted to hospital No. 1, Louisville, Ky., Jan. 26, 1864, with lumbago, and transferred to Madison, Ind., where his case was entered as chronic rheumatism; on March 23 he was assigned to Co. K, 19th Veteran Reserve Corps. He entered Judiciary Square hospital, Washington, D. C, April 9,—diagnosis: intermittent fever—and on the 26th was furloughed. He returned to Judiciary Square hospital March 23, 1865, and on April 6, as above stated, was transferred to Satterlee.] He was treated with quinine, iron, cod-liver oil and porter, and discharged from service May 26 on account of chronic pleurisy and protracted debility.—Satterlee Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.