From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 364, “Letters Sent & Received,
Medical Director’s Office, 1864-65.” p. 21
Office, March 10/64
The Surg’n in charge Jackson Hospl
complaining of unnecessary delay in burying the dead at that Hospl. A number of
men are detailed to accompany the corpse to the grave yard and will be in
readiness at any time you may agree upon with Surgeon Hancock to call at the
Hospital to perform your duties.
You are requested to see Surg.
Hancock and to conform to his views on this matter.
Wm. A. Carrington
F. Lamble, undertaker