Title: Foster, James

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 387.

Keywords:the continued feverspost-mortem records of continued feverscases reported as typhoid fever, the clinical history insufficient or absentPeyer's patches ulcerated and the large intestine also implicatedglands of intestines enlarged, ulcerated, and almost disintegrated

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e9659

TEI/XML: med.d1e9659.xml

CASE 197.—Private James Foster, Co. I, 83d Pa.; age 19; admitted April 19, 1864; died 22d. Post-mortem examination twenty-four hours after death: The lungs, liver and spleen were normal. The glands of the intestines were enlarged, ulcerated and almost disintegrated.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.