Title: Meaker, Harry C.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 783.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdiseases of the respiratory organspneumoniapost-mortem records of catarrhal caseslobar pneumoniassecondary pneumoniasbroncho-pneumonia with no notable complicationunconnected with the eruptive feveradmitted with acute bronchitislungs filled with bloodliver enlarged

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11184

TEI/XML: med.d1e11184.xml

CASE 1.—Private Harry C. Meaker, Co. E, 28th Mich.; age 17; admitted Jan. 26, 1865, from regimental hospital with acute bronchitis. Died February 5, of pneumonia. Post-mortem examination: Pleuræ normal; lungs filled with blood; trachea and bronchi filled with frothy serum, inflamed, roughened and thickened. Omentum slightly injected; liver enlarged and pale; other organs normal.—Second Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.