Title: Kemp, Jasper

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 354.

Keywords:post-mortem records of continued feversthe continued feversmalarial fevertyphoid feverentered as typhoid, but the clinical histories suggestive of malarial complicationscondition of Peyer's patches not stated, the intestines variously affectedulceration of small intestine with perforationsperitonitis

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7755

TEI/XML: med.d1e7755.xml

CASE 107.—Private Jasper Kemp, Co. H, 11th N. H., was treated in the Fifth Army Corps Field Hospital, City Point, Va., from April 23, 1865, for malarial fever, and transferred May 1 to hospital transport "State of Maine," where his case was diagnosed typhoid fever. He was admitted on the 2d, and two days afterward was seized with acute abdominal pain which increased in severity until he died on the 5th. Post-mortem examination: General peritonitis; ulceration of small intestine with seven perforations.—Campbell Hospital, Washington, D. C.