Title: Brady, Benjamin

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 356.

Keywords:post-mortem records of continued feversthe continued feverstyphoid feverentered as typhoid, but the clinical histories suggestive of malarial complicationscondition of Peyer's patches variously stated, but not ulcerated; intestines more or less affected

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e7965

TEI/XML: med.d1e7965.xml

CASE 114.—Private Benjamin Brady, Co. I, 24th N. Y. Cav.; age 23; was admitted June 5, 1865, with chronic diarrhœa and intermittent fever. Typhoid symptoms soon became apparent, including delirium and petechial spots on the abdomen. He died on the 14th. Post-mortem examination nine hours after death: Body much emaciated. Lungs normal; spleen enlarged and softened; small intestine ulcerated; Peyer's patches much inflamed and corresponding mesenteric glands enlarged and indurated.—Slough Hospital, Alexandria, Va.