From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. VI, Vol. 408 (Letters, Orders, and
Circulars Issued and Received, Chimborazo Hospital No. 2. 1861-65), p. 36
Chimborazo Hospital No. 2
Feby 25th 1865
The Hospital Wagon shall not be
used in the transportation of any Hospital attendants or their families or
friends nor of patients families or friends or for the purposes of hauling Goods
packages or luggage of any kind except Public property belonging to the Hospital
without Special permit signed or given verbally by the Surgeon in charge.
The ambulance will be permitted
hereafter to take the Matrons home in very bad weather but shall only be sent to
their residence once on each day.
Signed S. E. Habersham
Surgeon in charge