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Parris, Alonzo W.


Age: 22, credited to Fairfax, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: enl 5/20/61, m/i 6/20/61, Pvt, Co. H, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Bull Run, 7/21/61, pow, Bull Run, 7/21/61, Richmond, prld 2/20/62, d/dis 8/26/62

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Birth: abt 1839, Unknown
Death: 08/28/1862

Burial: Philadelphia National Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA
Marker/Plot: B/176
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 2546208


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

Case 293. - Private A. W. Parris, Co. H, 2d Vt.; admitted Aug. 10, 1862; typhoid fever. Died 26th. Postmortem examination next day: Body large, somewhat wasted, aged about 30 years; skin bronzed and upon the trunk somewhat ecchymosed. Heart normal, containing a fibrinous clot and much liquid blood. Lungs, liver and spleen healthy. Stomach distended with air and liquid, its mucous membrane dusky-gray and with an inflamed patch near the pylorus. Ileum highly inflamed in patches; agminated glands, thirty-six in number, all dotted with black pigment but otherwise natural; solitary glands inconspicuous. Colon contracted, gray, with a few small red patches, and with black pigment in the solitary glands. - Act. Ass't Surg. J. Leidy, Satterlee Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa.

Joseph K. Barnes, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65), Part 3, Volume 1 (Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1883), p. 400.

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