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Brown, Nathan L.

Age: 21, credited to Shrewsbury, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF
Service: enl 9/3/61, m/i 9/21/61, Pvt, Co. C, 4th VT INF, d/dis 10/31/63

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Birth: abt 1840, Bakersfield, VT
Death: 10/31/1863

Burial: Soldiers Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC
Marker/Plot: D 4446
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 32236305
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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Medical Record

This case if from the Harewood Hospital, Washington, D.C.

CASE 268. - Private Nathan L. Brown, company C, 4th Vermont volunteers; admitted September, 1862. Chronic diarrhœa. Died, October 31st. Autopsy: The viscera of the thorax were normal. The stomach was pale, but otherwise healthy. The lower part of the duodenum appeared somewhat congested. The jejunum and ileum were congested in patches, the intensity of the congestion increasing toward the ileocćcal valve. The colon and rectum were very much inflamed; in the ascending colon there were five ulcers, a large one at the commencement of the descending colon, and another, which appeared to be granulating, in the rectum. The mucous membrane of the rectum was thickened. The liver was normal. The spleen considerably enlarged and very much engorged with blood.

Joseph K. Barnes, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65), Part 2, Volume 1 (Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1870), p. 144.