Title: Scott, Francis
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 348.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7153
CASE 78.—Private Francis Scott, Co. K, 41st N. Y.; age 35; admitted Feb. 13, 1865; typho-malarial fever and chronic diarrhœa. He was treated with quinia, alcoholic stimulants and turpentine. In the progress of the case the lower extremities became œdematous and signs of valvular disease were discovered. He died March 21. Post-mortem examination: Body much emaciated; lower extremities œdematous. The heart was slightly hypertrophied, its aortic valves thickened. Liver was enlarged and deeply bronzed. The mucous membrane of the intestines was softened throughout.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.