Title: Patten, Asa L.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 135.

Keywords:pathology of malarial diseasepost-mortem recordsbilious malarial feverdysenteryliver enlargedintestines congested and ulcerated

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e694

TEI/XML: med.d1e694.xml

CASE 75.—Private Asa L. Patten, Co. I, 114th Ohio Vols.; age 21; was admitted February 6, 1865. Bilious malarial fever, with dysentery. Died February 8. Post-mortem examination six hours after death: Body very much emaciated. Heart containing a large fibrinous clot; liver enlarged; stomach distended with almost half a gallon of a dark grumous liquid; intestines congested and ulcerated; blood watery and degenerated—Act. Ass't Surg. W. Bryan, Stanton Hospital, Washington, D.C.