Title: Newton, Edward

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 794.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdisease of the respiratory organspneumoniasecondary pneumoniasassociated with the specific poison of measlesmeaslespleural sac contained much effusionlung extensively adherent and hepatizedduodenum inflamed, ulcers in parts of intestine

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11337

TEI/XML: med.d1e11337.xml

CASE 101.—Private Edward Newton, 5th N. Y. Heavy Art'y; age 19; was admitted March 5, 1864, with measles. He died on the 12th. Post-mortem examination: The left pleural sac contained much effusion and the lung was extensively adherent and hepatized. The duodenum was inflamed and there were ulcers in parts of the intestine.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.