Title: Martin, Edward
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 346.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6929
CASE 63.—Private Edward Martin, Co. H, 12th Vt., admitted Dec. 12, 1862. Diagnosis—typhoid remittent fever. Died 17th. Post-mortem examination: The abdomen was moderately tympanitic; recti muscles very much injected and in their sternal third ecchymosed. The anterior portion of the abdominal surface of the diaphragm was coated with plastic lymph; the omentum was greatly injected and adherent by recent lymph to the abdominal parietes; the mesentery was injected; the mesenteric glands greatly enlarged. The mucous membrane of the ileum was congested, especially near the ileo-cæcal valve; Peyer's patches were ulcerated and the peritoneum corresponding to each patch was dark-colored.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.