Title: Wade, Frank

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 880.

Keywords:on certain local diseasesidiopathic peritonitisemaciated from continuance of fever and diarrhœalarge and small intestines inflamed and adhered together and to walls of abdomen by fibrin bandsprolonged diarrhea

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e11683

TEI/XML: med.d1e11683.xml

CASE 8.—Private Frank Wade, Co. F, 2d Ill. Cav.; age 17; was admitted May 8, 1865, in an emaciated condition from a continuance of fever and diarrhœa. Under the influence of quinia, turpentine, Dover's powder and diffusible stimulants, he improved until the 25th, when he suffered a relapse, and died June 4. Post-mortem examination: The lower lobes of the lungs were congested. The large and small intestines were inflamed and adhered together and to the walls of the abdomen by bands of fibrin.—Slough Hospital, Alexandria, Va.