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Added April 9, 2002

National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 125 7/2/1862; Chimborazo Hospital must operate at capacity and tolerate crowded conditions for the present
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 161 8/12/1862; 400 patients from McLaw's Division are coming to Chimborazo Hospital
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 203a 11/8/1862; Carrington desires to know how many of the 12 Stewards, 246 Nurses and 28 Cooks are white or black, detailed or employees at Chimborazo Hospital
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 708, p. 73 3/20/1863; should a dentist be detailed to come to Chimborazo during the week?
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 708, p. 84 3/31/1863; Surgeon at Howard's Grove asks for the loan of carpenters from Chimborazo Hospital to help construct new floors for the small pox wards
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 708, p. 88 4/3/1863; 14 Stewards are working at Chimborazo Hospital
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 708, p. 96 4/9/1863; Asst. Surgeon at Chimborazo Hospital #2 has been sent to 3rd Alabama Hospital; now Division 2 (treating 528 patients) is under-staffed
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 708, p. 113 4/20/1863; Chimborazo Hospital has recently purchased an ambulance from the hospital fund
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 708, p. 146 6/2/1863; 64 men have been reported as deserters from Chimborazo Hospital
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 708, p. 162 6/26/1863; questions about an excess number of stewards in Chimborazo Hospital #2
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 708, p. 165 6/30(?)/1863; eviction notice from agents of Hiram Olliver, kicking Surgeon McCaw out of a house on Marshall street
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 708, p. 174 7/24/1863; hospitals have been reapportioned by state; describes admissions procedures in the future - mentions the Receiving Hospital (General Hospital #9)
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 708, p. 24 9/1/1863; letter from Surgeon at General Hospital #9 responding to the charge that ambulances are in the habit of taking patients to Divisions 1 & 3 at Chimborazo Hospital. Hereafter, patients will be taken to Chimborazo's "Central Office"

Added April 8, 2002

Richmond Dispatch 9/23/1861; Elizabeth Van Lew is renting a residence next door to her house
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 55 3/25/1862; regulations for Surgeons living at Chimborazo Hospital; notes that there are accommodations for 12 surgeons there
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 59 3/31/1862; Louisiana Hospital proposes to swap convalescents for sick Louisianans from Chimborazo Hospital
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 78 4/21/1862; notice that Richmond hospitals (except Chimborazo) must take all patients brought by the ambulances - the overcrowding cannot be helped
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 81 4/25/1862; Surgeon McCaw of Chimborazo Hospital is ordered to Danville to establish hospitals there
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 101 5/17/1862; appeal from Dr. McCaw that slaves working at Chimborazo Hospital be impressed by the government to avoid their return to their owners
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 116 6/9/1862; problems with the delivery times of meat at Chimborazo Hospital
National Tribune 11/15/1900; description of Elizabeth Van Lew's secret room which has recently been found

Added April 7, 2002

Photographs of Richard Turner, "keeper" of Libby Prison

Added April 4, 2002

National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 33 1/29/1862; Capt. Warren has been authorized to build the bath house at Chimborazo Hospital
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 46 3/14/1862; letter to McCaw describing an insolent ambulance master, who attempted to check negroes into Chimborazo Hospital

Added April 3, 2002

Richmond Dispatch 9/12/1861; Artillery company of VMI alumni is being formed
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 12 11/16/1861; Surgeon McCaw directs that ambulance drivers will no longer deposit their patients at Chimborazo and drive off before making sure that there is room for them
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 16 12/5/1861; Surgeon General Moore directs that Chimborazo will provide provisions for 1000 convalescents, apparently sent from other Richmond hospitals - notes on scarcity of fuel
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 17 12/5/1861; cots will be substituted for bedsteads at Chimborazo Hospital
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 23 12/30/1861; McCaw is ordered that he has no authority to grant furloughs to his medical officers
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707, p. 24 1/1/1862; inquiries relating to the nature of cots at Chimborazo Hospital
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 364, p. 97 10/10/1863; Surgeon at Chimborazo #4 desires to break up excess bunks for other uses
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 317, p. 101 3/25/1864; Surgeon at Chimborazo #4 requests detail of a soldier from the 6th VA as a Steward and Clerk
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 364 5/28/1864; funds are needed from other hospitals for Stuart Hospital to open
National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 324 11/3/1864 - 3/28/1865; Officer of the Day reports from Chimborazo Hospital #2; reports on conditions in the hospital

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