Title: Sanders, James J.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 816.

Keywords:diseases attributed to non-miasmatic exposuresdiseases of the respiratory organspleurisypleurisy of the left sideadmitted with chronic pleurisypus present in pleural cavity post-mortem examinationchest cavity contained purulent liquidlung collapsed and coated with pseudomembrane, completely broken down by suppuration

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11452

TEI/XML: med.d1e11452.xml

CASE 34.—Private James J. Sanders, Co. K, 19th V. R. Corps, was admitted April 22, 1864, with chronic pleurisy, and died May 2. Post-mortem examination: The cavity of the chest contained four quarts of purulent liquid; the left lung, collapsed and coated with pseudomembrane, was completely broken down by suppuration—[Specimen 339, Med. Sec., Army Medical Museum]; the upper lobe of the right lung was inflamed.—Act. Ass't Surgeon T. Cunningham, Sherburn Barracks Hospital, Washington, D. C.