Title: Beckwith, John H.
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 378.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7992
CASE 119.—Private John H. Beckwith, Co. C, 79th N. Y.; age 33; admitted June 6, 1865. Diagnosis—typhoid fever. Died 26th. The only symptoms mentioned are delirium, almost constant, and much jactitation. Post-mortem examination twelve hours after death: Lungs adherent to pleuræ by fibrinous bands; spleen enlarged and softened; Peyer's patches ulcerated.—Slough Hospital, Alexandria, Va.