Title: Gavallence, John

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 133.

Keywords:pathology of malarial diseasepost-mortem recordsremittent fever

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e590

TEI/XML: med.d1e590.xml

CASE 64.—Private John Gavallence (command not stated); age 27: was admitted July 8, 1863, from Alexandria jail, having been sick six weeks with bilious remittent fever. From his delirious mutterings he was supposed to be a rebel deserter. He did not rally sufficiently to converse rationally, but died on the 12th. Post-mortem examination ten hours after death: Liver and spleen somewhat enlarged; Brunner's glands enlarged; mucous coat of intestines extensively inflamed, but with no ulceration.—Act. Ass't Surg. A. P. Crafts, Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.