| || Notes for DR. FRANCIS MIDDLETON URQUHART:|
He attended UVA 1875-1877 and graduated from Medical College, New York.He was in the US Navy.
Francis M. Urquhart, Passed Assistant Surgeon U.S. Marine-Hospital Service, was born in Southampton County, Va., December 3, 1857,and died at Evausville, Indiana, February 14,1889. Dr. Urquhart received his early education in Hanover Academy, Hanover County, Va., and subsequently entered the medical department of
the University of Virginia, from which he graduated in the spring of 1878. He pursued the study of medicine one year in New York City under Dr.John A. Hyeth, and there entered the Charity Hospital of that city, where he remained two years. In the spring of 1881 he appeared before the Board of Examiners of the Marine-Hospital
Service, which he passed successfully, and was appointed to the Service as an assistant surgeon, October 20, 1881. He was assigned to duty in the Marine Hospital at New York, and served at that station until April, 1882, when he was transferred to St, Louis, Mo., where he remained till January, 1885, except when upon temporary
details at other forts. In December, 1884, he was promoted to the position of Passed Assistant Surgeon. During the summer of 1885, '86, '87 and part of 1888, he was placed in charge of the Quarantine Station at Cape Charles, Va. In August, 1888, he was detailed for special duty in the yellow fever districts of the South, and was successively stationed at Way Cross, Ga., Dupont, Ga., and Live Oak, Fla. In November, 1888, he was ordered to Evansville, Ind., on temporary
duty, and while under orders for Buffalo, N.Y., died at the former station, where he was taken sick soon after his arrival. A low form of fever of nearly two mouths' duration, followed by a relapse and subsequent pneumonia, ended his career. Dr. Urquhart took a high rank in the Service, and enjoyed the confidence of his supe¬
rior officers, whose orders he obeyed with alacrity. He married Lizzie M. French, of Boston, Mass., in September last, while still on duty at the South, and his bride was with him during his long illness at Evansville, Ind., where he died.