From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/25/1861 , p. 2

Reception and Accommodation of the Wounded. - Many sick and wounded soldiers came down on the cars yesterday and the day before. The committee of citizens appointed for the purpose are constantly in attendance on the arrival of the trains; private residences are open in great numbers for their reception, and the committee are daily sending the sufferers to pleasant homes, where sisterly and motherly hands are ready to minister to their wants and alleviate their distress in every possible way. Our men suffer like heroes - scarcely a groan escapes them - amid all the trials of removal from the cars and transportation through the streets.

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