Title: McCoy, Benjamin

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 389.

Keywords:the continued feverspost-mortem records of continued feverscases reported as typhoid fever, the clinical history insufficient or absentcondition of Peyer's patches not stated, the ileum or the small intestine ulceratedadmitted cyanoticdeliriumecchymoses on chest and abdomenportion of ileum ulcerated

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e9773

TEI/XML: med.d1e9773.xml

CASE 205.—Private Benjamin McCoy, Co. H, 46th Pa., was admitted Sept. 16, 1863, in low condition and cyanotic. Next day he became delirious, and soon afterwards ecchymoses appeared on the chest and abdomen. He died on the 22d. Post-mortem examination: Heart sound; parenchymatous organs healthy; a portion of the ileum ulcerated.—Act. Ass't Surg. W. Leon Hammond, First Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.