Title: Sanborn, Edgar

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 340.

Keywords:post-mortem recordscontinued feverstyphoid feverPeyer's patches ulcerated, large intestine also implicated

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6064

TEI/XML: med.d1e6064.xml

CASE 30.—Private Edgar Sanborn, Co. D, 6th N. H.; age 15; was admitted July 24, 1864, with feeble and frequent pulse, great heat of body, dry brown tongue, sordes on teeth, slight diarrhœa and great tenderness in the right iliac region. On the 28th his face became dusky and stupor supervened. He died on the 30th. Post-mortem examination: Much bronchial secretion; lungs congested; heart and liver normal; lower half of ileum slightly inflamed, with commencing ulceration of Peyer's glands and cicatrices of old ulcers; cæcum presenting two ulcerations; rectum much inflamed.—Act. Ass't Surg. A. H. Haven, Fairfax Seminary, Va.