Title: Dillingham, Samuel

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 732.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdisease of the respiratory organsinflammation of the larynxœdema of glottissuddenly-developed paroxysm of dyspnœafever and sore throatclosure of larynx due to œdema

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10669

TEI/XML: med.d1e10669.xml

CASE 8.—Corporal Samuel Dillingham, Co. H, 24th V. R. C.; age 22; was admitted March 29, 1864. He had been taken with fever and sore throat on the previous day. He died on the 31st, after a suddenly-developed paroxysm of dyspnœa which lasted thirty minutes. Post-mortem examination: Inflammation of the larynx and œdema of the glottis.—Second Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.