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Reports and Letters from Doctors

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Accounts from medical officers with the Union army and civilian doctors who were present during the evacuation of wounded through Belle Plain and Fredericksburg.

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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, 
MEDICAL DIRECTOR'S OFFICE,

November 28, 1864.

GENERAL: I have the honor to submit to you a report of the condition and operations of the medical department of the Army of the Potomac under my…

SECTION II.

Operations around Spotsylvania Court-House and Fredericksburg, Va.

During the morning of the 8th of May the Cavalry Corps attacked the enemy on the Spotsylvania Court-House road, and about 250 wounded were soon collected at Brown's…

SECTION III.

Movements to and operations on the North Anna River, May 21 to May 27, 1864.

All the seriously sick and wounded had been sent to Fredericksburg, and the field hospital trains were packed and in park near the Anderson house on the…

DEPOT FIELD HOSPITAL, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

City Point, Va., December [31], 1864.

SIR: I have the honor to submit the following report upon the origin and development of the depot field hospital of the Army of the Potomac, from May to October of…

MEDICAL PURVEYOR'S OFFICE, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC,

Steamer Planter, City Point, Va., June 23, 1864.

SIR: I have the honor respectfully to transmit the following report of my actions since my connection with the medical purveyor's department of the…