Title: Breese, C. W.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 766.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdiseases of the respiratory organspneumoniapost-mortem recordslobar pneumoniascases suggestive of the poison of typhoid feveradmitted with pneumonia of both lungs and diarrhœaglands of Peyer ulceratedlower lobe of each lung hepatized

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10935

TEI/XML: med.d1e10935.xml

CASE 50.—Serg't C. W. Breese, Co. C, 141st N. Y.; age 30; was admitted July 29, 1863, having been taken sick about three weeks before with pneumonia of both lungs and diarrhœa. He was treated with stimulants and beef-essence, turpentine stupes, opium, catechu and opiate enemata. He died August 2. Post-mortem examination: The lower lobe of each lung was hepatized and the glands of Peyer ulcerated. The other organs were healthy.—Stanton Hospital, Washington, D. C.