Title: Underwood, James

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 345.

Keywords:post-mortem recordscontinued feverstypho-malarial feverentered as typho-malarial with or without a record of symptoms to substantiate the diagnosisPeyer's patches ulcerated, ileum or small intestine only affectedpneumonia and bronchitis

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6734

TEI/XML: med.d1e6734.xml

CASE 55.—Private James Underwood, Co. D, 186th N. Y.; age 19; was admitted Nov. 30, 1864, with remittent fever which became continued on December 3, presenting delirium and typhoid symptoms; afterwards bronchitis occurred, with an uncontrollable and exhausting diarrhœa and great abdominal tenderness. He died on the 15th. Post-mortem examination: Lungs œdematous, with indications of pneumonia as well as bronchitis; Peyer's patches extensively ulcerated.—Surg. E. Bentley, U. S. V., Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.