Title: Newell, Nathaniel

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 335.

Keywords:post-mortem recordscontinued feverstyphoid feverPeyer's patches ulcerated, ileum or small intestine only affected

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5547

TEI/XML: med.d1e5547.xml

CASE 3.—Private Nathaniel Newell, Co. E, 186th N. Y., was admitted Nov. 30, 1861, from City Point, Va., where he had been sick two weeks with typhoid fever; tongue dry and brown; sordes; anorexia; diarrhœa; involuntary stools; extreme tenderness over small intestine; low delirium; pulse 120, weak, tremulous. He died next day. Post-mortem examination: Peyer's patches much ulcerated; spleen enlarged and softened; lungs œdematous posteriorly.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.