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Information about General Hospital #14 in Richmond, VA during the Civil War.

Also called: Second Georgia Hospital. Building about same size and shape as General Hospital #11. Opened before June 1862. Report of 7 June 1862 lists 65 patients, but capacity was over 125. Location: west side of 20th, between Main and Franklin Streets. Present site: 20-4-6 North 20th Street. (from Confederate Military Hospitals in Richmond by Robert W. Wait, Jr., Official Publication #22 Richmond Civil War Centennial committee, Richmond, Virginia 1964.)

RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 151, p. 21 9/1862 - 3/1863; Statistics of General Hospital #14 - hospital closed after March, 1863


Photograph of General Hospital #14, greatly blown up from a panoramic photo taken from Church Hill.

Written Accounts

Richmond Examiner 10/1/1861; new hospital at Pleasants & Frazier (GH#14)
Richmond Dispatch 10/5/1861; Pleasants & Frayser adv. for 4 Washerwomen and Men Servants
Richmond Dispatch 10/8/1861; Now two Georgia Hospitals in operation, a third in preparation
Richmond Dispatch 10/11/1861; Vice President Alexander Stephens visits Georgia Hospitals daily
Richmond Dispatch 10/15/1861; J. M. Selkirk at Smith's Factory, 21st St., applies for washerwomen for the Ga. Hospitals
Richmond Dispatch 12/3/1861; Slave of Pleasant’s & Frayser whipped for stealing bed from 2nd Georgia Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 5/23/1862; J. A. S. Milligan Acting Surgeon in Charge, 2nd Georgia Hosp
Richmond Enquirer 6/10/1862; casualty list from Seven Pines, listing the hospitals where wounded were taken. 2nd GA Hospital has 76 wounded.
Richmond Dispatch 6/30/1862; Another huge hospital list: Seabrook’s; Banner; Christian & Lea’s; Globe; Moore; Howard; Royster; Central Depot; First Alabama; Third Alabama; First Georgia; Second Georgia; Third Georgia
Richmond Dispatch 7/1/1862; list of patients at Moore Hospital, Ligon Hospital, Second Georgia Hospital, Third Georgia Hospital, Howard’s Grove, & Fourth Georgia Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/5/1862; Georgia Hospitals need 8 or 10 house servants
Richmond Dispatch 7/28/1862; Depot of Georgia Hospital & Relief Association established on Main Street next to Trader’s Bank
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. IV 8/1/1862; order from F. Sorrel, re-designating existing hospitals into Gen. Hosps. with numbers.
Ledger of Confederate Hospital Practice no date; list of Surgeons at General Hospital #14
Richmond Enquirer 9/30/1862; tabular report of sick & wounded soldiers in the Hospitals in Richmond
Library of Congress 10/6/1862; reports on the capacities of Richmond Hospitals and empty beds
Library of Congress 10/16/1862; reports on the capacities of Richmond Hospitals, empty beds, and Patients in them
Library of Congress 11/1/1862; reports on the capacities of Richmond Hospitals, empty beds, and Patients in them
William A. Carrington CSR (M331) (no. 50) 11/10/1862; Inspection report
Augusta (GA) Constitutionalist 1/6/1863; good descriptions of the First and Second Georgia Hospitals
RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 151, p. 21 9/1862 - 3/1863; Statistics of General Hospital #14 - hospital closed after March, 1863
Richmond Whig 4/19/1864; "Lewis H. Fraysier’s factory, on 20th street, between Main and Franklin" was burglarized

In the National Archives:

Record Group 109, (ch. VI, vol. 711). 2 in. Morning Reports of Patients and Attendants, General Hospitals No. 1-4, 7-8, 12-20, 22-23, and 25-27. 1862-65. 1 vol. Daily reports showing the number of patients in hospital, in private quarters, received, returned to duty, transferred, furloughed, deserted, discharged, died, and remaining; the number of medical officers, stewards, nurses, cooks, and laundresses present for duty; and remarks. Arranged by hospital number, thereunder chronologically, and thereunder by State of patient's organization. The dates given are inclusive; not all hospitals have reports for all dates.

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