Title: Gould, Charles M.

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.d1e617

TEI/XML: med.d1e617.xml

CASE 66.—Sergeant Charles M. Gould, Co. M, 3d Va. Cav.; age 20; was admitted June 5, 1863, with remittent fever. Quinine was administered with apparent success, but during convalescence the patient being imprudent in his diet, was attacked with diarrhœa, and died June 22. Post-mortem examination six hours after death: The liver was fawn-colored. The spleen was soft and measured eight inches by five. The small intestine contained some undigested food and its mucous membrane was slightly inflamed.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.