Title: Pearl, Abram W.

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 recordsparotitiscontinued feverstyphoid feverfever cases from various recordsreported as typhoid, many modified by malarial influence

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5346

TEI/XML: med.d1e5346.xml

CASE 47.—Private Abram W. Pearl, Co. H, 9th N. H.; age 45; was admitted Dec. 11, 1862, from Carver hospital, Washington, D. C, where he had been treated for typhoid fever since October. He had parotitis of the right side. Simple cerate was applied. On Jan. 30, 1863, he had some diarrhœa. He was placed on guard duty February 7, but three days later returned to the ward on account of severe pain in his feet. On the 13th he had some vertigo and on the 16th a recurrence of diarrhœa, which was not checked until the 26th. The pain in the feet continued until April 10. Shortly after this he was placed on duty in the kitchen and was not returned for field service until September 26.—Satterlee Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.