Title: Roach, John
Source text: The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Volume 1 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888), 213.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e1319
CASE 4.—Private John Roach, Co. C, 26th Pa. Vols.; age 16; was admitted Oct. 9, 1863, with typho-malarial fever. He complained of weakness, loss of appetite, pains in the back and limbs and fever at night; his pulse was feeble, tongue coated and bowels regular. He was able to be up on the 15th, and was returned to duty on the 27th. Treatment consisted of tonics, quinine and milk diet.—J. P. Rossiter, Act. Ass't Surg., U. S. A., 2d Division Hospital, Alexandria, Va.