O.R.--SERIES II--VOLUME V [S# 118]
CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, ETC., RELATING TO PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE
FROM DECEMBER 1, 1862, TO JUNE 10, 1863.--#3
C. S. MILITARY PRISON, Richmond, February 13,
Surg. JOHN WILKINS,
In charge of C. S. Military Prison Hospital.
SIR: I send you today six boxes marked "Thos. T. May, Libby
Prison Hospital, care Agent of Exchange, Fort Monroe." The boxes contain
articles of various kinds for the use of the Federal sick and wounded in
your hospital. I am directed by General Winder to turn these boxes over
to you with the request that you examine them, make an inventory of the
articles they contain and distribute them as your judgment may suggest.
Please acknowledge the receipt of this and when the inventory is made
out send me a copy to be forwarded to headquarters.
I am, sir, your obedient servant,
TH. P. TURNER,
C. S. MILITARY PRISON HOSPITAL,
Richmond, Va., February 13, 1863.
Capt. THOMAS P. TURNER, Commandant of Post.
SIR: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your
letter and six boxes marked "Thos. T. May, Libby Prison Hospital, care
<ar118_833> Agent of Exchange, Fort Monroe." In obedience to your
instructions I have examined their contents and inclose you an inventory
Surgeon in Charge.
Inventory of six boxes marked "Thos. T. May, Libby Prison
Hospital, care Agent of Exchange, Fort Monroe," sent on by the Sanitary
Committee of New York for the use of the sick and wounded in this
hospital, received February 3, 1863:
Cotton shirts, 83; condensed milk, 20 cans; ink bottles, 3; cotton
drawers, 55 pairs; corn starch, farina, &c.; tapers, 30; lead pencils,
4; woolen shirts, 41; sponges, 9 pieces; chocolate cakes, 5; woolen
drawers, 40 pairs; tin plates, 1 dozen assorted pickles, 5 gallons;
socks, 35 pairs; tin cups, 1 9/12 dozen; pickled peaches, 5 gallons;
slippers, 42 pairs; writing paper, 2 reams; 1 lot of rags and 2 cloth
coats; envelopes, 10 packages; 1 lot of assorted dried fruit; vests, 2;
penholders, 2 dozen; towels, 9 dozen; steel pens, 4 dozen; assorted
soap, 2 bags; combs, 3; cans soup, 1 dozen; scissors, 6 pair.
Surgeon in Charge.