From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 364, “Letters Sent & Received,
Medical Director’s Office, 1864-65.” p. 110
Office, June 6 ‘64
You are directed to transfer 25 of
the patients in Robertson without delay to the Stuart Hos. and not receive into
the Hos in future more than 19 – the number you were ordered by the Surgeon Genl
If such a resolution of orders and
disregard for the safety of the sick and wounded occurs again. The Hospital will
necessarily be closed as a nuisance.
Your Obt. Servt.
Wm. A. Carrington
Surgeon A. Y. P. Garnett