From the T. M. Palmer CSR, M331, National Archives
Nov 14th 1862
Dr. E. S. Gaillard,
In accordance with a circular from your office dated the 3rd inst,
but only received on the 12th inst, I have to report one Surgeon one
assistant Surgeon, and one contract Physician on duty in this Hospital. Dr. E.
T. Sabal in charge last month, has been transferred and I superseded him – Dr.
G. H. Hunter a contract physician left their first inst and is superseded by Dr.
S. T. Overstreet, a contract physician who reported on the 5th inst.
Your Obt Svt
Thomas M. Palmer
Surgeon in charge
Names of Medical officers
Thomas M. Palmer – Surg.
J. P. Hall – Asst Surg.
S. T. Overstreet – cont. Physician