STATE OF WISCONSIN,
ADJUTANT GENERALS OFFICE.
April 9th, 1895.
The Adjutant General,
Washington, D. C.
I have the honor to state
that the records of this office show that Henry Urich enlisted in Co. "C"
26th Regt. Wis. Inf. Vols. on Aug. 14th, 1862, was wounded at Chancellorsville
and Resaca and is accounted for on the muster-out roll of the company,
as follows: "Wounded in battle at Resaca, Ga., May 15th, 1864, no discharge
Having recently learned the address of this soldier and wishing to complete his military record upon our books we requested him to send us his discharge from the army. In response to this request he forwarded the enclosed document, which he states is the only discharge he ever received from the army; that he had paid very little or no attention to the following discrepancies, viz: You will observe that the discharge is for one Henry Verich, of Lieut. F. I. Stemple's Company, 2nd Battalion, V. R. C., who enlisted on the 14th day of August, 1861. It appears that while this discharge is incorrect both in name and date of enlistment, and for the reason that there is nothing to show that this soldier was transferred from Co. "C" 26th Regt. Wis. Inf. Vols., Mr. Urich still claims that it was intended for him and that the error must be clerical.
In order that we may be enabled to complete his record and that Mr. Urich may have something to show for his military service, I most respectfully ask that, if upon investigation it is found that Mr. Urich was transferred to said Company in the V. R. C. and that he was discharged as per this certificate, and new and correct discharge be issued for him and sent to me for transmission to the soldier.
Wisconsin Historical Society, 1200 Series, Box 128, Correspondence 1864