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

Mentioned in an 1862 list as near Mayo’s bridge in Manchester, probably in one of the buildings of Manchester Cotton Factories Company.

Richmond Dispatch 6/2/1862; Dr. J. H. Jones, Manchester Hosp., digs out explosive bullet from leg of soldiers
Charleston Mercury 6/9/1862; Description of the Battle of Seven Pines - notes that Capt. Elliot is raising a force for local defense; mentions the South Carolina Hospital in Manchester, Chimborazo, Winder, and the Alms House Hospital
Richmond Whig

6/14/1862; Communication from Dr. Middleton Michel at the South Carolina Hospital; names ladies who help at the hospital

Yorkville (S.C.) Enquirer 6/26/1862; details on the Manchester Hospital for South Carolinians
Ledger of Confederate Medical Practice no date; List of Surgeons at South Carolina Hospital
Ledger of Confederate Hospital Practice no date; Rules and Regulations for the South Carolina Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 8/7/1862; Dr. W. P. Green at South Carolina Hospital, Manchester adv for substitute
Library of Congress 10/6/1862; reports on the capacities of Richmond Hospitals and empty beds
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
Inspection report 12/8/62; of So. Carolina hosp., with drawings.
RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 416, pp. 22-24 1/8/1863; Carrington writes on the baking of bread in Richmond hospitals, urges the construction of ovens. Gives great details on the Chimborazo Bakery. Notes that GH1, GH4, Winder, Chimborazo and the South Carolina hospital all have their own ovens. GH9 and GH13 mentioned.
RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 151, p. 46 9/1862 - 6/1863; Statistics of South Carolina Hospital - hospital closed after June, 1863

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