From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707-709; “Letters Received and
Sent, Chimborazo Hospital. 1861-64.” 3 Vols: Vol. 708, p. 227
Medical Director’s Office
Richmond, July 28th 1863
You are informed that Genl Winder
Comdg. has ordered that any soldiers found in the streets without proper
authority for being absent from the Hospital will be examined by Surgeon H. G.
Davidson at the Barracks on 7th St. and, if found fit to travel, will
be sent to their commands.
Yr Obt Servt
Wm. A. Carrington
Surgeon in chg.