Title: Van Horn, Simeon M.
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 390.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e9810
CASE 216.—Private Simeon M. Van Horn, Co. F, 141st Pa.; admitted Oct. 14, 1862; died 24th. Post-mortem examination: The mucous membrane of the small intestine was much softened and presented many ulcerated patches. The mesentery was highly congested; the mesenteric glands enlarged; the spleen twice the usual size, much engorged and easily broken down; the liver enlarged and friable.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.