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Information about General Hospital #19 in Richmond, VA during the Civil War.

Also called: Third Georgia Hospital. Probably tobacco factory of A. W. Taylor Company. Four-storied, dormer-roofed building. Opened June 1862. Capacity over 75. Closed December 1863. Location: probably southeast corner of 24th and Franklin Streets. (from Confederate Military Hospitals in Richmond by Robert W. Waitt, Jr., Official Publication #22 Richmond Civil War Centennial committee, Richmond, Virginia 1964.)

RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 151, p. 25 9/1862 - 7/1863; Statistics of General Hospital #19 - hospital closed after July, 1863

Written Accounts

Richmond Dispatch 10/8/1861; Now two Georgia Hospitals in operation, a third in preparation
Richmond Dispatch 10/9/1861; new Ga. hosp. at Taylor's Factory, 24th & Franklin - not ready but patients arrive anyway, unexpectedly
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 3/20/1862; 3rd Georgia Hospital, Franklin & 24th, wants 3 black male servants
Richmond Dispatch 4/23/1862; male servants needed, 3rd Georgia Hospital 24th & Franklin
Richmond Dispatch 5/16/1862; Dr. Jas. Mercer Green, Surgeon in charge 3rd Georgia Hospital orders outpatients to return
Richmond Enquirer 6/10/1862; casualty list from Seven Pines, listing the hospitals where wounded were taken. 3rd GA Hospital has 57 wounded.
Richmond Dispatch 6/12/1862; servants needed at 3rd Ga. Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 6/18/1862; outpatients must report to 3rd Ga Hosp - Surg. Jas. Mercer Green in charge
Richmond Dispatch 6/24/1862; Jas. Mercer Green, Surg. 3d Ga. Hosp., 24th & Franklin
Richmond Dispatch 6/25/1862; 3rd Ga. Hospital needs washerwomen
Richmond Dispatch 6/28/1862; Enormous list of wounded by hospital: Central Depot; Third Georgia; Royster; First Alabama; St. Charles; Keen, Baldwin & Williams; Kent; Christian & Lea’s; Ligon; Globe; Third Alabama; Institute; Fourth Georgia
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 7/5/1862; surgeon-in-charge of 3rd Georgia Hospital named
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 #19
Ledger of Confederate Hospital Practice no date; rules and regulations for General Hospital #19
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
Richmond Dispatch 11/4/1862; 2 black females wanted as nurses, GH#19, Taylor’s Factory, corner 24th and Franklin
Richmond Dispatch 11/28/1862; Clerk at GH#19 adv to purchase pair of canary birds
Richmond Dispatch 12/5/1862; slave to cook wanted at GH#19
William A. Carrington CSR (M331) (no. 28) 12/6/1862; Inspection report
Asst. Surgeon R. M. Patterson CSR, M331 3/3/1863; List of Surgeons at General Hospital #19
RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 151, p. 25 9/1862 - 7/1863; Statistics of General Hospital #19 - hospital closed after July, 1863
OR supplement, 83: 563 Nov. 1863; A company of 18th Va. quartered there

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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