|Name: Lewis D. Harlow
Cause of death: heart disease
Death date: Jun 23, 1895
Place of death: Philadelphia, PA
Birth date: Jun 16, 1818
Place of birth: VT
Type of practice: Allopath
Practice specialities:OBS Obstetrics
States and years of licenses:PA, 1881
Places and dates of practices:Philadelphia, PA
Medical school(s): University of Pennsylvania School of
Medicine, Philadelphia, 1845, (G)
Professorship: Philadelphia College of Medicine and Surgery
Journal of the American Medical Association Citation: 25:39
Lewis D. Harlow, was stationed at U. S. A. Hospital Corps, Fourth
and George Streets, Philadelphia." Dr. Harlow was Surgeon in
charge of this Philadelphia hospital and later was promoted to
Surgeon of U.S. Volunteers.
Harlow was a full surgeon with
the U.S.V. and spent time in Nashville and Chattanooga during the
Lewis D. Harlow, U.S.V.. has been relieved from duty at
General Hospital No. 8, Nashville, Tenn., and assigned to General
Hospital No. 8, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Surgical History citation:
CASE 1320.--Colonel G. Mihalotzy,
24th Illinois, was wounded at Tunnel Hill, February 25, 1864.
Surgeon L. D. Harlow,
U. S. V., reported from the Officers' Hospital, Lookout Mountain: "A
deep gunshot flesh wound of the right arm above the elbow.
Haemorrhage, amounting to sixteen ounces, from the anastomotica
magus, took place on March 2d. Solution of perchloride of iron was
applied. The patient died March 11, 1864, probably from pyaemia
which succeeded the haemorrhage."
CASES 1715-1730.--1. Lt. W. M. Begole, Co. H, 23d Michigan, wax
wounded at Lost Mountain, June 16, 1864. Surgeon E. Shippen, U. S.
V., Medical Director of the Twenty-third Corps, reported from the
field a "severe gunshot wound of the left shoulder." At the
Officers' Hospital, at Chattanooga,
Surgeon L. D. Harlow, U. S. V.,
reported: " The ball grazed the humerus and emerged near the
axilla. Haemorrhage occurred, August 30th, from the superior
thoracic, with loss of twelve ounces of blood. The bleeding was
arrested by compression and application of solution of persulphate
of iron. Haemorrhage recurred, and death resulted October 15,
1864."------2. Pt. A. Brown, Co. D, 64th New York, aged 26 years,
was wounded at Hatchet's Run, March 25, 1865, by a miniť ball.
(The personal edited research
notes of Michael Echols, the source of which may or
may not be completely documented)