From the Richmond Dispatch, 4/15/1861, p. 1
It is reported that Dr. Chas. Bell Gibson, Professor
of Surgery in the Virginia Medical College, has been appointed by Gov. Letcher,
Surgeon-in-Chief of the State forces, with the rank of General. A large number
of medical gentlemen have made tenders of their services. Three assistants,
besides a chief, are allowed to each regiment, and the applicants will be
apportioned thereto according to the usual rules regulating such matters.
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