2 pp., 8vo. Davis asks whether he should allow a captured Confederate surgeon to pass through Union lines to return home. "He has been released & is on his way home in Rienzi....He says he is desirous of returning home & resuming his practice..." -- JONES, Roger (1831-1889), Assistant Inspector General, U. S. Army. ALS ("R. Jones") to Gen. George H. Thomas, Cincinnati, Ohio, 23 December 1863. 3 pp., 8vo., tape and mounting remnants on verso, with news clipping pasted on last leaf. Enclosing a clipping describing the death of Col. Flynt (a member of Thomas's staff) from a hemorrhage while traveling on a train. -- HAMMOND, William Alexander, M. D. (1828-1900), Surgeon General, U. S. A. ALS ("W. H. Hammond") to D. W. Camac, Washington, D. C., 26 May 1863. 2 pp., 8vo., on stationery of Surgeon General's Office, creased, very fine. Hammond grants Camac a 10-day furlough. Hammond was an Army surgeon dating back to 1849. He left the service in 1860 to teach at the University of Maryland, but rejoined after Sumter. By April 1862 he was made Surgeon General, a post he held until court-martialed in August 1864 for "irregularities" in liquor contracts. A postwar appeal cleared him of wrongdoing. -- SYKES, George (1822-1880), General, U. S. Army. ALS ("Geo. Sykes") to Mrs. Dr. Bigelow, Camp, 10 December 1862. 2 pp., 8vo., one-inch hole on second page, catching a few words. A letter of condolence after the death of Mrs. Bigelow's husband, a member of Sykes's staff. Dr. Bigelow "endeared himself to my military family by his many estimable qualities...his professional accomplishments were acknowledged by all." -- TOWNSEND, Edward D. (1817-1893), General U. S. Army. Autograph endorsement signed ("E. D. Townsend"), Adjutant General's office, 1 December 1862. 1 page, 4to. Townsend's endorsement, on a printed copy of General Order No. 100 (extension of sick leaves), reads: "Respectfully referred to Capt. H. A. Hascall...in answer to application of 22nd inst. The medical certificate covers the absence." -- WOOL, John E. (1784-1869), General, U. S. Army. Autograph document signed ("John E. Wool"). A pass dated Head Qrs. Dept. of Virginia, Ft. Monroe, 1 March 1862. 1 page, 8vo., ruled paper. A pass permitting "Dr. & Mrs. B. A. Gould in and out of the Fort, to Camp Hamilton and Newport News and return today." Together 6 items. (6) " /> [ARMY DOCTORS]. DAVIS, Jefferson Columbus (1828-1879), <I>General, U. S. Army</I>. ALS ("Jeff. C. Davis") to Gen. C. S. Hamilton, Headquarters 4th Div., Left Wing Army Miss., Jacinto, Miss., 5 July 1862. <I>2 pp., 8vo</I>. Davis asks whether he should allow a captured Confederate surgeon to pass through Union lines to return home. "He has been released & is on his way home in Rienzi....He says he is desirous of returning home & resuming his practice..." -- JONES, Roger (1831-1889), <I>Assistant Inspector General, U. S. Army</I>. ALS ("R. Jones") to Gen. George H. Thomas, Cincinnati, Ohio, 23 December 1863. <I>3 pp., 8vo., tape and mounting remnants on verso, with news clipping pasted on last leaf</I>. Enclosing a clipping describing the death of Col. Flynt (a member of Thomas's staff) from a hemorrhage while traveling on a train. -- HAMMOND, William Alexander, M. D. (1828-1900), <I>Surgeon General, U. S. A</I>. ALS ("W. H. Hammond") to D. W. Camac, Washington, D. C., 26 May 1863. <I>2 pp., 8vo., on stationery of Surgeon General's Office, creased, very fine</I>. Hammond grants Camac a 10-day furlough. Hammond was an Army surgeon dating back to 1849. He left the service in 1860 to teach at the University of Maryland, but rejoined after Sumter. By April 1862 he was made Surgeon General, a post he held until court-martialed in August 1864 for "irregularities" in liquor contracts. A postwar appeal cleared him of wrongdoing. -- SYKES, George (1822-1880), <I>General, U. S. Army</I>. ALS ("Geo. Sykes") to Mrs. Dr. Bigelow, Camp, 10 December 1862. <I>2 pp., 8vo., one-inch hole on second page, catching a few words</I>. A letter of condolence after the death of Mrs. Bigelow's husband, a member of Sykes's staff. Dr. Bigelow "endeared himself to my military family by his many estimable qualities...his professional accomplishments were acknowledged by all." -- TOWNSEND, Edward D. (1817-1893), <I>General U. S. Army</I>. Autograph endorsement signed ("E. D. Townsend"), Adjutant General's office, 1 December 1862. <I>1 page, 4to</I>. Townsend's endorsement, on a printed copy of General Order No. 100 (extension of sick leaves), reads: "Respectfully referred to Capt. H. A. Hascall...in answer to application of 22nd inst. The medical certificate covers the absence." -- WOOL, John E. (1784-1869), <I>General, U. S. Army</I>. Autograph document signed ("John E. Wool"). A pass dated Head Qrs. Dept. of Virginia, Ft. Monroe, 1 March 1862. <I>1 page, 8vo., ruled paper</I>. A pass permitting "Dr. & Mrs. B. A. Gould in and out of the Fort, to Camp Hamilton and Newport News and return today." <I>Together 6 items</I>. (6) | Christie's