Title: Taylor, James E.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 264.

Keywords:clinical recordscontinued feverstyphoid feverabscess of parotid glandabscess discharged from auditory meatusfever cases from various recordsreported as typhoid, many modified by malarial influence

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5321

TEI/XML: med.d1e5321.xml

CASE 45.—Private James E. Taylor, Co. A, 111th N.Y.; age 18; was admitted Jan. 8, 1862, with an abscess of the parotid gland following an attack of typhoid fever. He was much emaciated. As the abscess discharged from the auditory meatus, an incision was made below the ear to give exit to the pus. Nutrients, tonics and stimulants were employed, but the patient died on the 21st.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.