Title: Hendrick, Martin K.

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), 183-184.

Keywords:diarrhœa and dysenteryfatal cases of diarrhœa and dysentery, with accounts of the morbid appearances observedfrom Lincoln Hospital, Washington, D. C.acute diarrhœalarge intestine ulcerated throughout its entire lengthautopsy performed

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e41282

TEI/XML: med.d1e41282.xml

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

CASE 423.—Private Martin K. Hendrick, company G, 16th Maine volunteers; age 43; admitted from the depot hospital of the 5th Corps, City Point, Virginia, May 5, 1865. Acute diarrhœa. Died, May 11th. Autopsy the same day: All the thoracic and abdominal viscera were healthy, except the intestines, particularly the large intestine, which was very much ulcerated throughout its entire length.—Acting Assistant Surgeon J. P. Arthur.