Title: Urch, Thomas
Source text: Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes, United States Army, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861–65.), Part 1, Volume 2 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1870), 202.
Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e14281
CASE.—Private Thomas Urch, Co. F, 211th Pennsylvania Volunteers, was wounded before Petersburg, Virginia, April 2d, 1865, by a conoidal ball which entered the brain through the frontal bone one and a half inches above the right eye. On the same day he was admitted to the hospital of the 3d division, Ninth Corps, and thence was conveyed to Armory Square Hospital, at Washington, which he entered on April 10th. An attempt was made on the following day to remove the ball, but was unsuccessful. Death from apoplexy occurred April 14th, 1865.