Title: Shay, John

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 767.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdiseases of the respiratory organspneumoniapost-mortem recordslobar pneumoniascases of marked typhoid symptoms unconnected with an enteric lesiontreated for chronic rheumatism when attacked with pneumonialung solidified and dirty-gray color, other lung congested

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e10956

TEI/XML: med.d1e10956.xml

CASE 62.—Private John Shay, Co. G, 16th N. Y. Cav.; age 35; while in hospital under treatment for chronic rheumatism was attacked, May 2, 1865, with pneumonia. Typhoid symptoms appeared on the 11th, and death took place on the 14th. Post-mortem examination: Left lung, except a small portion at the base, solidified, of a dirty-gray color, firm and fatty; right lung congested. Other viscera normal.—Augur Hospital, Alexandria, Va.