Thursday, January 23, 2014

Castor Seebold, 51st., Pennsylvania Infantry.

Castor Seebold.

Birth: Feb. 12, 1846.
Death: May 10, 1864.

Burial: New Berlin Cemetery, New Berlin, Union County, Pennsylvania.    

Mustered into service on February 19,1864 as a Private in Company E. 51st Pennsylvania Infantry. Died at Philadelphia,Pennsylvania on May 11,1864.

Medical and Surgical History of the Rebellion
Volume 3, part 1., publish date 1888.

Case 28, Private Castor Seebold, Co. E, 51st Pa.: age 19; was admitted May 7, 1861, presenting some emaciation, dry tongue, sordes ou teeth, tenderness in right iliac fossa, and restlessness, with a freiiueut pulse, 120. Next day rose-colored 8i)ot8 were observed, and he had epistaxis and diarrhoea, with a more rapid pulse. He was treated with acetate of ammonia and morphia, milk-punch, eggnog and beef-tea. He died on the 11th. Post-mortem examination four hours afterdeath: Lungs congested; heart, liver and kidneys healthy; spleen somewhat softened and congested: ileum and c;ecum very much congested; Peyer's patches and the solitary glands in the ileum much enlarged and enlarged Turner's Lane Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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