Title: Caillot, John

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 337.

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

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e5715

TEI/XML: med.d1e5715.xml

CASE 15.—Private John Caillot, Co. L, 4th N. Y. Cav.; age 21; was admitted July 19, 1863, with hot and dry skin, frequent and feeble pulse, diarrhœa, tympanites, abdominal tenderness, taches rouges over chest and abdomen and muttering delirium. He died on the 31st. Post-mortem examination eighteen hours after death: Emaciation; abdomen tumid; lower lobe of right lung congested; heart, liver and kidneys healthy; spleen enlarged; greater omentum much injected; mesenteric glands enlarged and inflamed; intestines filled with a liquid resembling pus; mucous membrane of small intestine softened; Peyer's patches thickened and ulcerated.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.