J. C. Maxwell to Richard Yates

Title

J. C. Maxwell to Richard Yates

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1863-08-31

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

503802

Transcription

Post Hospital, Lebanon; Ky

Aug. 31. 1863

His Excellency. Gov. R Yates!

Dear Sir! - Yours of August 25th has just been received. Our Hospital is a Post Hospital, not a General one as you have supposed. We are under orders to send all our sick to General Hospital, at Louisville. A large number will go forward to -morrow. Among that number I find eight soldiers from your State. I have sent your request to the Medical Director at Louisville.

Very Respectfully

Your Obed't Servant

J.C. Maxwell.

A.A. Surgeon in charge.

P.S. -As to the case of W. McQuaid to whom you referred in a former communication he is well and on duty.

J.C.M.


Maxwell J.C.

Lebabon. Kentucky.

Post Hospital

Aug. 31st

Has recd your letter of the 25th. The hosp. is a Post Hospt, not a Gen Hosp, as you suppose. All the sick are being returned to Louisville Kent.

Mr. McQuaid is well

Recd Ex O. Sept 7, 1863

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

2

Citation

“J. C. Maxwell to Richard Yates,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed December 17, 2018, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7182.