Richmond Sentinel       
August 10, 1863

Soldier's Guide

Apportionment of General Hospitals in Department of Henrico, showing to which Hospital the Sick and Wounded of each State are sent:

For the information of the friends of the sick and wounded soldiers, we give below the different Hospitals in which the soldiers from each State are placed, and their locations. It will be found accurate, as it has been kindly furnished by a distinguished surgeon in authority:

The soldiers from the States of Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky and Missouri, and placed in Chimborazo Hospital, situated at the East terminus of Broad street. (** Please note I found some Alabama soldiers in this hospital, a letter from a soldier in this hospital, margie)

Those from North Carolina, in General Hospital No. 24, corner of Main and 26th streets; and in 3d, 4th and 5th divisions, Winder Hospital, west terminus of Cary street.

Those from Georgia, will be found in 1st and 2d divisions, Winder hospital, West terminus of Cary street; and in 2d and 3d divisions, Jackson Hospital, near Hollywood Cemetery.

Those from Alabama, at the Alabama Hospital, Church Hill, Franklin street; and in 1st division, Howard's Grove Hospital, Mechanicsville turnpike.

Those from Mississippi, in 2d division, Howard's Grove Hospital, Mechanicsville turnpike.

Those from South Carolina, in 1st division, Jackson Hospital, near Hollywood Cemetery.

Those from Louisiana, at the Louisiana Hospital, West end Broad street, and in 4th division, Jackson Hospital, near Hollywood Cemetery.

Those from Florida, in General Hospital No. 11, 19th street between Main and Franklin.

Those from Texas, at the Texas Hospital, Main street, near terminus of City Railway.

The following are Confederate hospitals, with their locations: General Hospital No. 1, North terminus of 2d street; General Hospital No. 21, corner of 25th and Cary streets; Henningson Hospital, Wall street; Samaritan Hospital, Clay street, between 5th and 6th; Robertson Hospital, corner Main and 3d streets; General Hospital No. 4, corner 10th and Marshall streets.

The commissioned officers are to be found in Confederate Hospital No. 10, corner of Main and 19th streets.

Officers in private quarters, (Surgeon A. Y. P. Garnett,) Broad street, between 9th and 10th.

Wayside Hospital, General Hospital No. 12, corner of 19th and Franklin streets, where soldiers can have their wants supplied without expense.

Receiving Hospital, General Hospital No. 9, corner of 17th and Grace streets.

Prison Hospital, General Hospital No. 13, 20th street, between Main and Franklin.

In addition to the above, Wayside Hospitals established at Petersburg, Danville, Farmville, Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Liberty, and Staunton, near the railroad depots, at which sick and disabled soldiers may have their wants supplied without expense.

Transcribed 2/25/2004
Margie A. Daniels

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