Title: Wilson, James

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 753.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdiseases of the respiratory organspneumoniaclinical recordsprogress of adynamic case to fatal terminationadmitted with typhoid pneumonia

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10822

TEI/XML: med.d1e10822.xml

CASE 8.—Private James Wilson, 14th N. H., was admitted Sept. 25, 1864, with typhoid pneumonia: Much pain in head, back and limbs; skin hot and dry; pulse quick; tongue furred and dryish. Gave Dover's powder at once; repeated in six hours. 26th: Gave turpentine. 27th: Some cough; pain and dulness​ on right side; low muttering delirium. Gave antimony quarter of a grain, sulphate of magnesia one drachm, every two hours; applied fomentations to chest. 29th: Involuntary stools. Added whiskey and opiates. He lay in a deep stupor and was aroused with difficulty. 30th: Died.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.