From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 707-709; “Letters Received and Sent,
Chimborazo Hospital. 1861-64.” 3 Vols.: Vol. 707. p. 24
Conf. States of
Med. Purv. Office
You are requested to inform this
Department, how many cots have had the canvass substituted by wooden frames,
& whether there are more frames at your Hospitals than will be needed for
the cots on hand.
Yr Obt Servt
Q. M. D.
Surgn J. B. McCaw
in charge Chimborazo Hospl