Case from the case-book of the THIRD DIVISION of the ALEXANDRIA HOSPITAL, Surgeon Edwin Bentley, U. S. V., in charge:⃰

CASE 478.—Private George H. Kline, company I, 23d Pennsylvania volunteers; admitted December 20, 1862. Chronic diarrhœa. Died, December 31st. Autopsy: Body greatly emaciated. There were extensive peritoneal adhesions; the omentum, the mesentery, and the peritoneal coat of the intestines much injected. The mucous membrane of the stomach and small intestine was injected and softened. [The condition of the large intestine is not recorded.]

⃰ It is to be regretted that, in most instances, the records of this hospital do not show by whom the autopsies were made. It is known that many of them were made by Surgeon Bentley himself, or under his immediate supervision, but it is only possible to distinguish these from the others in a few cases.