Title: Hitchcock, Henry A.

Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 216.

Keywords:clinical recordscontinued feverstypho-malarial and typhoid feversSeminary Hospital casestyphoid casestyphoid fever

Civil War Washington ID: med.d2e36051

TEI/XML: med.d2e36051.xml

CASE 1.—An incomplete record.—Private Henry A. Hitchcock, Co. B, 3d Vt. Vols.; age 25; was admitted Oct. 1, 1861, as a case of typhoid fever. On the 2d he was dull, stupid, deaf, and had fulness of the head, tinnitus aurium and some delirium and subsultus; his skin was hot and dry; tongue pale, red at tip but coated gray in the centre; he had also some diarrhœa, slight tympanites and acute iliac tenderness. Quinine was given. Next day the skin was moist and but one stool was passed; the acute tenderness continued. He was returned to duty on the 28th.