Title: Hamilton, George W.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 214.

Keywords:clinical recordscontinued feverstypho-malarial and typhoid feverstypho-malarial fever

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e1355

TEI/XML: med.d1e1355.xml

CASE 10.—Private George W. Hamilton, Co. G, 6th Md. Vols.; age 22; was admitted August 19, 1863, in a dying condition from typho-malarial fever. He had diarrhœa with involuntary stools, fulness​ and tenderness of the abdomen and sordes on his lips and gums. He became delirious on the 21st and much prostrated. He died next day. Neutral mixture, astringents, stimulants and sponging with warm water and alcohol were used in the treatment.—George S. Bennett, Act. Ass't Surg., U. S. A., Fairfax Seminary, Va.