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PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE OPERATIONS OF THE COMMISSION DURING THE PRESENT CAMPAIGN IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA. New York, Tuesday, May 24, 1864. Dr. J. Foster Jenkins, General Secretary, U. S. Sanitary Commission : My Dear Sir—Pursuant to the…

CHAPTER VII. The Wilderness and Spottsylvania. We were now approaching the last year of the war. General Grant had been summoned to Washington from his triumphs in the West, and had been invested with his new rank of Lieutenant-General, commanding…

The U.S. Army established a dock at Belle Plain as a safe spot to transport goods and supplies and men to and from Fredericksburg. Many bands of Confederates roamed around the 12 mile area between Belle Plain on the Rappahannock river and…

In the early part of May, active preparations were begun by the Army of the Potomac, and Grant moved forward on the memorable Wilderness campaign, which ended in the capture of Richmond, the surrender of Lee, and the overthrow of the Rebellion. On…

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…