Title: Tichout, Hannibal

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 344.

Keywords:post-mortem recordscontinued feverstyphoid fevercondition of Peyer's patches not stated, ileum or small intestine ulcerated and large intestine affectedulceration of ileum and cæcumextensive peritoneal inflammationconjunctivæ congested, cornea ulcerated

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6510

TEI/XML: med.d1e6510.xml

CASE 49.—Private Hannibal Tichout, Co. H, 2d U. S. Sharpshooters; age 20; was admitted Sept. 16, 1863, having been sick for eight weeks with typhoid fever. His features were sunken, conjunctivæ congested, cornea ulcerated, lips dry and coated with sordes, pulse feeble, 120, and bowels loose; petechial spots on chest and thighs. He sank gradually, dying on the 26th. Treatment consisted of lead and opium for the diarrhœa and of quinine, wine and beef-tea. Post-mortem examination twelve hours after death: Extensive peritoneal inflammation and ulceration of ileum and cæcum.—Act. Ass't Surg. John Flickinger, First Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.