Title: Inlay, S. G.

Source text: Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes, United States Army, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861–65.), Part 1, Volume 2 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1870), 418.

Keywords:wounds and injuries of the neckoperations on the neckoperations on the air-passagesbronchotomy for diseaseoperations for diphtherialaryngotomy for non-traumatic causes

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e18538

TEI/XML: med.d1e18538.xml

CASE.—Private S. G. Inlay, Co. K, 180th Ohio Infantry, aged 30 years, was admitted to the 3d division hospital, Alexandria, Virginia, February 21st, 1865, with diphtheria. On March 5th, he was nearly asphyxiated. Assistant Surgeon W. G. Elliott, U. S. V., performed laryngotomy. Simple dressings were applied. He recovered, and was discharged from service June 14th, 1865.