Tag Archives: hospitals

1863: “If I Were To Describe This Hospital”

Contraband Hospital, Washington. November 15, 1863. I shall depict our wants in true but ardent words, hoping to affect you to some action. Here are gathered the sick from the contraband camps in the northern part of Washington. If I … Continue reading

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1862: “You Could Scarcely Believe The Number Of Wounded”

October 23, 1862  …You could scarcely believe the number of wounded that have passed through & remained in Winchester since the Sharpsburg battle. Many, Many sick are dying here, I fear to say how many were buried today. The ladies … Continue reading

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1862: “General Johnston Brought In Wounded”

29th [May] No official accounts from “Stonewall” and his glorious army, but private accounts are most cheering. In the mean time, the hospitals in and around Richmond are being cleaned, aired, etc., preparatory to the anticipated battles. Oh, it is … Continue reading

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