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Anyone who went to Lillies War

Poster: Robert J Welenc <rjwelenc@erols.com>

Don't know how many Atlantians went to Lillies, but for those who


>>> ~~~~~~~~~~Begin Forwarded Message~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>>> From: morganna 
>>> Date: Thu, 25 Jun 1998 19:37:47 -0500
>>> Subject: [Northshield]: Rocky mountian spotted fever at Lillies
>>> I wanted to pass this on in case anyone else who camped at
Lillies might
>>> come down with it.
>>> Olaf was bitten by a tick on the last Friday of the war. By
Sunday the
>>> bit site had a dark scab
>>> in it, and redness and itching around it. He put triple
antibiotic on it
>>> and it started to go away
>>> so we weren't worried about it.
>>> Today he had a number of red itchy sores on his legs that were
>>> scabs on them,
>>> a headache and felt a bit nauseated.
>>> We took him to the doctor, and they are pretty sure thats what he
>>> and started him on antibiotics.
>>> The symptoms according to Saunders Encyclopedia of Medicine,
Nursing &
>>> Allied Health are:
>>> An incubation of 3-10 days. feeling ill, losing
>>> appetite, chills, fever, headache, pain behind eyes,
>>> joint or muscle pain, photophobia(sensitive to light),
>>> throat,abdominal pain,
>>> irritability, delerium, lethargy, stupor or coma. Also a rash on
hands or
>>> feet can be an early sign, or
>>> Small red spots that become larger sores.
>>> If you experience any of the symptoms - go to the doctor. He
>>> exhibit a large number
>>> of the symptoms at first. It can be fatal if left untreated.
>>> Morganna
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