From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/26/1862
The Yankee Wounded. – Eight hundred were sent off yesterday morning
at an early hour via Petersburg Railroad. On the happening of another similar
exodus, all the wounded remaining in the different factories, will be
concentrated at Libby’s warehouse, when the cleaning out process will be
repeated till all are gotten rid of. It was intended yesterday to remove fifty
very sick men, the hospital accommodations on the island being very small.
There remain in this city but a corporal’s guard of the hundred or two
wounded Federal officers that fell into our hands after the recent battles
before Richmond. In a few days all of the wounded Yankees will have been
removed, when the authorities will devote themselves to the task of getting rid
of the well ones.
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