From the Richmond Dispatch, 4/28/1862

Free Negro Nurses Wanted. – One hundred male free negroes are wanted immediately, as nurses, at the Winder Hospital, near the reservoir. Applications can be made by the persons referred to at the Provost Marshal’s office, corner of Broad and 9th streets. If the parties go willingly, good wages will be paid and kind treatment afforded them. If they do not volunteer they will be impressed, and run the risk of receiving such treatment and pay as is generally awarded under such circumstances. The above nurses are wanted to-day, and we would advise an immediate application on the part of the free negroes to Capt. Samuel Macubbin, Chief of Police, at the Provost Marshal’s office, where they can learn what is desired of them.

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