Title: Pope, John B.

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 pneumoniaulceration of Peyer's patchespus in bronchial tubesboth lungs carnified and contained melanic matter

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10941

TEI/XML: med.d1e10941.xml

CASE 51.—Private John B. Pope, Co. A, 2d N. J. Cav.; admitted Jan. 2, 1863, with pneumonia. Died 27th. Post-mortem examination: Emaciation. Right lung, twenty-three ounces, carnified posteriorly and inferiorly in lower lobe, reddish-purple and containing melanic matter; pus in bronchial tubes. Left lung twenty-one ounces, lower lobe carnified and containing melanic matter; pus issued on section from what appeared to be dilatations of the bronchial tubes; bronchial glands black. Heart pale, flabby and with fibrinous clots in all its cavities. Liver, sixty-five ounces, full of blood; spleen, nine ounces, pulpy. Ileum thinned, congested and with some ulceration of Peyer's patches; large intestine thinned and congested. Kidneys pale and showing lines of congestion in the cortical substance.—Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C.