Title: Robert F. Kincard

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.), Part 2, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1879), 183.

Keywords:diarrhœa and dysenteryfatal cases of diarrhœa and dysentery, with accounts of the morbid appearances observedfrom Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C.chronic diarrhœapleuritic adhesions on both sidescavity with firm walls in apex of right lungentire colon extensively ulceratedautopsy performed

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e41279

TEI/XML: med.d1e41279.xml

Case from the case-book of LINCOLN HOSPITAL, Washington, D. C.; Surgeon J. Cooper McKee, U. S. A., in charge.

CASE 422.—Private Robert F. Kincard, company B, 11th North Carolina regiment, (Confederate;) age 45; admitted from City Point, Virginia, April 24, 1865. Chronic diarrhœa. Taken sick April 6th, at Sailor's Creek. Died, May 3d. Autopsy the same day: There were slight pleuritic adhesions on both sides. Both lungs were congested; a cavity about one inch in diameter, and with firm walls, was found in the apex of the right lung. The small intestine was congested; the entire colon extensively ulcerated.—Acting Assistant Surgeon J. P. Arthur.