From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 337, “Letters Received & Sent,
General Hospital #9, 1864-65.” p. 9
Medical Director’s Office
Richmond Va November 25th 1864
You are directed to send no more
officers to Genl Hospital No. 4, the Secretary of War having directed its
discontinuance. You will send all officers arriving to Stuart Hospital who are
not residents of this city, or who do not express a positive preference for
their State Hospital; & will in future send Mississippians to Howards Grove.
Your Obt Servt
Wm. A. Carrington
Surgn J. J. Gravatt
Recg & Way Hosp.