Title: Martin, William

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 378.

Keywords:the continued feverspost-mortem records of continued feverscases reported as typhoid fever, the clinical history insufficient or absentPeyer's patches ulcerated and the ileum or small intestine only affectedmucous membrane of small intestine inflamedglands of Peyer ulceratedmesenteric glands enlarged

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e8108

TEI/XML: med.d1e8108.xml

CASE 123.—Private William Martin, Co. M, 17th Pa.; age 23; was admitted July 19, 1863, delirious and with a hot and dry skin, frequent and feeble pulse, dry and brown tongue, tender bowels and some diarrhœa. He died on the 21st. Post-mortem examination twenty-four hours after death: Mucous membrane of the small intestine inflamed; glands of Peyer ulcerated; mesenteric glands enlarged; lower lobes of both lungs congested; heart and liver normal.—Act. Ass't Surg. S. Upson, Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.