Information about General Hospital #7 in Richmond, VA during
the Civil War.
Also called: Bacon and Baskerville hospital, Receiving and Wayside Hospital,
Receiving and Way Hospital; Formerly the building of Bacon and Baskerville,
wholesale grocers and commission merchants. Destroyed in evacuation fire.
Location: northeast corner of 12th
and Cary Streets, facing Cary. Present site numbered 1200-2-4 East Cary.
(from Confederate Military Hospitals in Richmond by Robert W. Wait, Jr.,
Official Publication #22 Richmond Civil War Centennial committee, Richmond,
9/1862 - 4/1863; Statistics of General Hospital
#7 - hospital closed after April, 1863
In the National Archives:
Record Group 109,
(ch. VI, vol. 252). 1/4 in.
Register of Patients and Endorsements on Communications Relating to
Patients, General Hospital No. 7. 1863-65. 1 vol. The register,
dated 1863, shows patient's number, name, rank, organization, age,
complaint, date of admittance, occupation and health before the war,
situation of wound, date and character of operation, disposition, and
remarks; the endorsements, 1864-65, are from medical and other officers.
Register entries are arranged by date of admission, the endorsements
chronologically; there is a name index for the endorsements.
Record Group 109,
(ch. VI, vol. 389). 1 in.
Morning Reports of Patients and Attendants, General Hospital No. 7. 1862-63.
1 vol. Daily reports showing the number of patients in hospital, in
private quarters, received, returned to duty, transferred, furloughed,
discharged, deserted, detailed, died, and remaining; the number of medical
officers, stewards, nurses, laundresses, cooks, matrons, and guards present
for duty; and remarks. Arranged chronologically. There are also some lists
of discharges on surgeon's certificate and of deaths and a few reports of
medical examining boards.
Record Group 109, (ch. VI, vol. 711). 2 in.
Morning Reports of Patients and Attendants,
General Hospitals No. 1-4, 7-8, 12-20, 22-23, and 25-27. 1862-65. 1 vol.
Daily reports showing the number of patients in hospital, in private
quarters, received, returned to duty, transferred, furloughed, deserted,
discharged, died, and remaining; the number of medical officers, stewards,
nurses, cooks, and laundresses present for duty; and remarks. Arranged by
hospital number, thereunder chronologically, and thereunder by State of
patient's organization. The dates given are inclusive; not all hospitals
have reports for all dates.