From the Richmond Whig, 10/7/1862, p. 2, c. 1
THE KENT HOSPITAL. – This hospital, which has been
conducted, since the Battle of Seven Pines, is now closed, and will soon be
occupied by the proprietors, Messrs. Kent, Paine & Co., whose increasing
business (auction sales, etc.,) demands more space than they now have at
command. The Kent Hospital, during its existence, was in charge of Dr. G. W.
Lunday, of Texas, an excellent Surgeon and estimable gentleman, and ranked as
one of the clearnest [sic] and best conducted of the public hospitals in this