GH??? Rules and Regulations
[Rules and Regulations, no date, for
General Hospital # ???]
1st Every Patient will remain in his cot until
10 o'clock AM & no exchange of numbers is allowed except through an officer
of this Hospital.
2nd Absence from rooms whereby the Patient fails
to receive the attention prescribed by the Surgeon will be punished if repeated,
by a discharge from Hospital & to report for duty, as this neglect on the
part of the soldiers precludes sickness.
3rd Passes from this Hospital to visit the city
&c will be issued in the morning until 11 AM by the Surgn & Steward
4th Applications for furlough or leave of
absence are received in the morning until 10 & in the evening until 5
5th Meals ordered to be taken in the ward shall
not be taken elsewhere nor shall any one partake at the common table whose meals
were directed to be carried to the respective wards.
6th The seats at table being numbered alike with
the number of beds in the Hospital, each patient allowed to eat at the table
will there find his corresponding number & will not intrude upon the seat of
7th The utmost cleanliness is required upon all
and a deviation from this will be corrected by the offender's own labor,
provided the offence be not a necessary consequence of disease.
8th Neglect on the part of nurses will be
reported to the Surgeon or steward & in no case shall a patient correct such
9th The office of the Hospital being strictly for business, no one will intrude on business.
Page last updated on 02/12/2008
Copyright © 2008 Civil War Richmond Inc.