Title: Hart, William F.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 343.

Keywords:post-mortem recordscontinued feverstyphoid fevercondition of Peyer's patches not stated, ileum or small intestine ulcerated

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6365

TEI/XML: med.d1e6365.xml

CASE 44.—Private William F. Hart, Co. A, 14th U. S. Inf., was admitted Aug. 14, 1863, with such symptoms of typhoid fever as a dry and cracked tongue, sordes on teeth, small, weak and rapid pulse, quiet delirium and tympanites. Abdominal tenderness became aggravated and he died on the 16th. Post-mortem examination: Perforation of the lower ileum; firm adhesions of intestines.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.