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Letter on hospital space shortage, Portsmouth, Va., 1864

Letter on hospital space shortage, Portsmouth, Va., 1864

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Maine Historical Society

J. H. Franz, assistant surgeon at Balfour U.S. General Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia, wrote to Shepley about the arrival of 150 wounded soldiers and no place to put them.

He suggested the basement of the Baptist Church and said he also would need the Episcopal Church.


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