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.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8139
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.