Title: Oakes, Samuel E.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 762.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdiseases of the respiratory organspneumoniapost-mortem recordslobar pneumoniaspost-mortem record prefaced by ante-mortem notes, indicating general course of diseaseadmitted much oppressedsevere dyspnœa, sputasputum tenaciousPleuræ adherent, contained serumboth lungs hepatized

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10873

TEI/XML: med.d1e10873.xml

CASE 21.—Private Samuel E. Oakes, Co. E, 13th Mich.; age 36; admitted May 23, 1865, much oppressed; pulse strong, bounding; severe dyspnœa; sputa​ tough, tenacious. Died 28th. Post-mortem examination: Pleuræ adherent, containing twelve ounces of serum; lungs hepatized.—Slough Hospital, Alexandria, Va.