Title: Rice, George

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 574.

Keywords:diseases allied to or associated withthe paroxysmal and continued feverscerebro-spinal feverclinical and post-mortem recordscases at the hospitals of Alexandria, Va.acute rheumatismopisthotonospia mater congested, exudation of lymph along spinal cordpost-mortem examination performed

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10078

TEI/XML: med.d1e10078.xml

Case at the Hospitals of Alexandria, Va.

CASE 65.—Private George Rice, Co. B, 10th Vt.; age 30; admitted Jan. 12, 1864. Diagnosis—acute rheumatism. On the 14th he was seized with opisthotonos. Counter-irritants along the spine gave but little relief. He died on the 17th. Post-mortem examination: The pia mater was congested and there was exudation of lymph along the spinal cord. The lungs were congested.