Title: Foster, James

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 335.

Keywords:post-mortem recordscontinued feverstyphoid feverPeyer's patches ulcerated, ileum or small intestine only affected

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5576

TEI/XML: med.d1e5576.xml

CASE 4.—Private James Foster, Co. A, 139th Pa.; ago 20; was admitted March 11, 1861. On the 13th the abdomen became tympanitic and there was gurgling in the right iliac fossa. He died on the 24th. Post-mortem examination six hours after death: Peyer's patches extensively ulcerated; solitary follicles enlarged; other organs healthy.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.