Title: Tichout, Hannibal
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 344.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6510
CASE 49.—Private Hannibal Tichout, Co. H, 2d U. S. Sharpshooters; age 20; was admitted Sept. 16, 1863, having been sick for eight weeks with typhoid fever. His features were sunken, conjunctivæ congested, cornea ulcerated, lips dry and coated with sordes, pulse feeble, 120, and bowels loose; petechial spots on chest and thighs. He sank gradually, dying on the 26th. Treatment consisted of lead and opium for the diarrhœa and of quinine, wine and beef-tea. Post-mortem examination twelve hours after death: Extensive peritoneal inflammation and ulceration of ileum and cæcum.—Act. Ass't Surg. John Flickinger, First Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.