Title: Lamberton, Jno. H.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 776.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdiseases of the respiratory organspneumoniapost-mortem recordslobar pneumoniascases terminated in abscess or circumscrihed disintegration of the pulmonary tissueabscess filled with pus in lower lobe of lung, upper lobe adherentliver enlarged

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11118

TEI/XML: med.d1e11118.xml

CASE 134.—Private Jno. H. Lamberton, Co. M, 11th N. Y. Cav.; admitted Feb. 26, 1864. Pneumonia. Died March 1. Post-mortem examination: Body emaciated. There was a large abscess filled with pus in the lower lobe of the left lung; its upper lobe was adherent. The liver was much enlarged, weighing nearly eight pounds. The other viscera appeared healthy.—Act. Ass't Surgeon A. D. Ruggles, Harewood Hospital, Washington, D. C.