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Information about Henningsen Hospital in Richmond, VA during the Civil War.

Private hospital under direction of Mrs. Henningsen. Southside of Franklin, between New and Wall Streets. Suspended for military use 10 December 1863. 1862/3 average shows 75 patients, 30 employees. Surgeon-in-charge, Dr. D. J. Watson; with Drs. B. Roemer and William T. Goldsmith.

Richmond Dispatch 5/27/1862; paragraph lauding work of ladies at Henningsen Hosp.
Richmond Whig 5/29/1862; brief description of Robertson (“established nearly twelve months ago”) and Henningsen Hospitals
Richmond Whig 6/21/1862; Henningsen Hospital receives supplies
Richmond Dispatch 7/8/1862; Henningsen Hospital thanks donors, including Mrs. R. R. Howison
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; Mrs. Henningsen acknowledges receipt of care packages for hospital from Bedford Co. man
Richmond Dispatch 7/24/1862; Mrs. Gen. Henningsen acknowledges receipt of hospital stores
Richmond Dispatch 7/25/1862; more thanks from Henningsen Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/31/1862; Henningsen Hospital acknowledges donations
Richmond Dispatch 8/5/1862; B. Koerner, Surg. in charge at Henningsen Hospital, looking for strayed donations from woman at Liberty, Va.
Richmond Dispatch 8/5/1862; Mrs. Phillips of Lunenberg Co., sends supplies to Henningsen Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 8/7/1862; Henningsen Hospital thanks “Miss Chuning” of Hanover County for vegetables.
RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 151, p. 52 9/1862 - 11/1863; Statistics of Henningsen Hospital - hospital closed after November, 1863
Richmond Enquirer 9/30/1862; Report of the Select Committee on Hospitals; reports on hospitals in Richmond and elsewhere and what to do about them - recommends reforms such as matrons, purchasing agents, and effective hospital funds. Mentions many current matrons, including S. L. Tompkins, Mrs. Clopton, Mrs. Hopkins, several heretofore unknown matrons at Winder Hospital, and many others. Gives statistics of Winder and Chimborazo Hospitals. Excellent article.
Library of Congress 10/6/1862; reports on the capacities of Richmond Hospitals and empty beds
Richmond Dispatch 10/15/1862; B. Roemer, Surg. in charge, Henningsen Hospital, “Locust Alley”
Library of Congress 10/16/1862; reports on the capacities of Richmond Hospitals, empty beds, and Patients in them
Library of Congress 11/1/1862; reports on the capacities of Richmond Hospitals, empty beds, and Patients in them
Richmond Dispatch 11/13/1862; E. Roemer, Henningsen Hospital, has piano for sale
Richmond Dispatch 11/14/1862; 2 negroes arrested for trespassing at Henningsen Hospital
Richmond Whig

11/14/1862; a race will be held to benefit the Henningsen Hospital

Richmond Dispatch 11/15/1862; 2 trespassers (see yesterday) were punished for Henningsen Hospital case
Richmond Dispatch 12/4/1862; donations to Henningsen Hospital include $25 from Fairfield Race Course & $257 from Mr. Wagoner at Richmond Trotting Park

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