Title: Stoner, H. G. W.
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 386-387.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e9443
CASE 190.—Private H. G. W. Stoner, Co. A, 14th U. S. Inf.; admitted Oct. 10, 1863, with typhoid fever. Died 13th. Post-mortem examination: The lungs were normal excepting a slight adhesion to the pericardium on the left side. The right cavities of the heart were dilated and filled with fluid blood; their walls were thinned. The liver weighed sixty-four ounces; the spleen twelve ounces. The stomach and the upper part of the duodenum were much congested. The ileum was congested, especially in its lower part, which was thickened and inflamed and in Peyer's patches ulcerated; the ileo-cæcal valve was much thickened and ulcerated. The mucous membrane of the colon was congested and softened and hundreds of its solitary follicles were ulcerated; the rectum also was congested and softened. The kidneys were congested.—Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C.