Title: Benedict, Charles S.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 378.

Keywords:post-mortem recordscontinued feverstyphoid fever, clinical history insufficientPeyer's patches ulcerated, only ileum or small intestine affectedliver and spleen enlargedmucous membrane of small intestine injectedPeyer's patches enlarged, deeply ulceratedmucous membrane of larger bronchi abnormally red

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8139

TEI/XML: med.d1e8139.xml

CASE 124.—Corp'l Charles S. Benedict, Co. B, 144th N. Y., was admitted April 14, 1863, moribund: Pulse 130, very feeble; respiration 28; tongue dry, brown, cracked; bowels relaxed; skin moist; extremities cold, clammy. He died next day. Post-mortem examination twenty-four hours after death: Mucous membrane of larger bronchi abnormally red; liver and spleen enlarged and softened; stomach injected; mucous membrane of small intestine much injected; Peyer's patches enlarged, some deeply ulcerated.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.