CASE 138.—Dan. Vandercrook, Co. D, 17th Pa. Cav.; age 21; admitted June 15, 1863. Diagnosis: Typhoid fever. On admission there was much fever with delirium and pneumonia of the right side. On the 20th he coughed a good deal and expectorated profusely, the fever having meanwhile abated, leaving him rational. By the 27th he was noticeably gaining strength, but on the 29th his cough became constant, sputa​ profuse, grumous and fetid and the odor of his breath intolerable. He grew rapidly worse, and died July 3. Post-mortem examination: Pleuritic adhesions on right side, involving lower lobe; gangrene of half of right lung and inflammation and softening of the other half; tubercular deposits in apices of lungs.—Act. Ass't Surgeon W. J. Hazelton, Fairfax Seminary, Va.