Title: Buckmyer, Louis

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 136.

Keywords:post-mortem recordspathology of malarial diseasesymptoms of typhoid remittent feverpneumonic abscess

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e821

TEI/XML: med.d1e821.xml

CASE 82.—Private Louis Buckmyer, Co. I, 37th Ohio Vols., was admitted October 24, 1862, with chronic diarrhœa terminating with symptoms resembling those of typhoid remittent fever. He died November 13. Post-mortem examination: Body extremely emaciated. There were pleuritic adhesions on the left side posteriorly, and an abscess of considerable size in the lower lobe of the right lung. The liver was enlarged. The mucous membrane of the small intestine was injected, softened and ulcerated.—Third Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.