Clopton Hospital description
From the inside cover of the Clopton Hospital register – this page serves as a
preface to the register.
REGISTER OF CLOPTON HOSPITAL
Franklin St. 4th house from
On Wednesday 28 May 1862 the sick soldiers at Ashland were
brought to Richmond and Capt Jackson Warner opened his house on Franklin Street
between 3rd & 4th and one between 4th &
5th and placed 270 men in them, where they remained until Saturday
morning 31st when by order of Genl Winder they were transferred to
the St. Charles Hospital. Since the 31st of May the following
patients have been received and treated at the Hospital.
Dr. H. A. Tatum appointed the Surgeon
[signed]Maria G. Clopton
Dr. H. A. Tatum of the City of Richmond on the 1st
June was appointed Surgeon in charge & named the Hospital “Clopton
Hospital” in complement to Mrs. Judge Clopton who had taken the general
superintendence of it –
Mr, A. Brock of the city of Richmond was appointed Steward
On August the 14th 1862 Dr. R. M. Patterson of
South ___ was appointed Assist. Surgeon.
From the Eleanor S. Brockenbrough Library, Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond VA
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