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liist of General Hospitals.
Under Direction of Surgeon R. O. Abbott, XT. S. J
A., Medical Director Department of Wash- J
1. Armory Square, Washington, D. C, Sev
enth street west., between C and D streets south,
in charge of Surgeon D. W. Bliss, U. S. V.
2. Carver, Washington, D. C, Fourteenth j
street west, at terminus of city railroad, in
charge of Surgeon O. A. Judson, U. S. V.
S. Campbell, Washington, D. C, Seventh
street west, at terminus of city railroad, in
sharge of Surgeon A. F. Sheldon, U. S. V.
4. Columbian, Washington, D. C, Fourteenth
street, at terminus o£ city railroad, in charge of
Surgeon T. R. Crosby, U. S. V. ;
5. Desmarres, Washington, D. C, corner of
Fourteenth Street and Massachusetts avenue, J
in charge of Surgeon J. S. Hildreth, U. S. V.
6. Douglas, Washington, D. C, corner of I
street and New Jersey Avenue, in charge of As
sistant Surgeon Win. Thomson, U. S. A.
7. Emory, Washington, D. C, near Almshouse,
east of the Capitol, in charge of Surgeon N. R.
Mosely, U. S. V.
8. Fairfax Seminary, Virginia v two miles
back of Alexandria, in charge of Surgeon D. P.
Smith, U. S. V.
9. Finley, Washngton, D. C, Kendall Green,
Fourth street oast, north of the city, in charge j
of Surgeon G. L. Pancoast, U. S. V.
10. Harewood, Washington, D. C, Corcoran's I
farm, Seventh street west, in charge of Surgeon
R. B. Bontecau, U. S. V. |
11. Judiciary Square, Washington, D. C, Ju
diciary Square, E street north, between Fourth
and Fifth streets west, in charge of Assistant
Surgeon, Alex. Ingram, U. S. A. j
12. Kalorama, (small-pox,) Washington, D.
C, Rock creek, out Twenty-first street, in charge
of Acting Assistant Surgeon, R. J. Thomas,
13. Lincoln, Washington, D. C, one mile east
of the Capitol, in charge of Assistant Surgeon
J. C. McKee, U. S. A.
14. Mount Pleasant, Washington, D. C, Four
teenth street, one-half mile beyond city limits,
in charge of Assistant Surgeon C. A. McCall,
U. S. A. |
15. Seminary, Georgetown, D. C, corner of
Washington and Gay streets, in charge of Sur
geon H. W. Ducrtchet, U. S. V. j
16. Stanton, Washington, D. C, I street and
New Jersey Avenue, in charge of Surgeon J. A. j
Lidell, U. S. V.
17. Stone, Washington, D. C, Fourteenth
street, opposite Columbian Hospital, in charge
of Acting Ass't Surgeon, P. Glennan, U. S. A.
18. St. Elizabeth, (Insane Asylum,) Washing
ton, D. C, beyond Navy Yard west, in charge
of Acting Assistant Surgeon, C. H. Nichols,
U. S. A.
19. First Division General, Alexandria, Va.,
corner of Fairfax and Cameron streets, in charge
of Surgeon Chas. Page, U. S. A.
20. Second Division General, Alexandria, Va.,
corner of Prince and Columbus streets, in charge
of Surgeon T. R. Spencer, U. S. V.
21. Third Division General, Alexandria, Va.,
Washington street, between Queen and Cameron
streets, in charge of Surgeon Edwin Bentley,
U. S. V.
22. Augur General Hospital, near Alexandria,
Va., in charge of Surgeon George L. Sutton,
U. S. V.
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Many people's charities, like tho brooks, are
scantiest when most needed.
Below will be found Parson Brownlow's opin
ion of recruiting negroes, <fee., as expressed in a
speech, at the great meeting in New York for
the benefit of sick and wounded soldiers :
" Standing on the corner of Jay and Cumber
land streets, less than five weeks ago in Knox
ville, while an artillery regiment of colored gen
tleman came in that town, a prominent rebel, a
gentleman personally friendly to me, tapped mo
on the shoulder, and said: " Brownlow, I know
you are a Southern ma n. How does that thing
look in your eyes ?"
"Sir," said I, "a little better than two years
ago when Hay through the winter in this cold jail
which towers over our heads, denied tho bless
ing of fire, bed-clothes or any comforts, frequent
ly marched in and out by blacks in rebel uniform
with muskets, taking the place of their young
masters, who were smoking cigars and drinking
liquor about the hotels of Knoxville. As I
marched to prison the guard would say, ' Step a
little quicker, you d—d old Lincolnite, or I'll
put this bayonet into you.' " Sir," said I, " that
looked very bad to me, this looks a great deal
better." "But," he continued, "in all sober
earnestness, Brownlow, are you in favor of
arming negroes to fight white men?" "Yes,
And if I had the power, sir, I would arm and
uniform in the Federal habiliments, every wolf, j
and panther, and catamount, and tiger, and bear, I
in the mountains of America; every crocodile
in tho swamps of Floida and South Carolina;
and every negro in the Southern Confederacy,
and every devil in hell and pandimonium."
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The Fiery Stream.—A few days since tens
of thousands of dying and dead fish, of all sizes
and kinds, floated down the waters of Miami
river and canal. Much attention was attracted,
and curiosity awakened as to the cause of tho
destruction. Fish, berries, and a variety of
other probable causes were suggested. In a day
or two, however, it was understood that a largo
distillery had been consumed by fire some
twenty or thirty miles up the river, and that
some hundreds of barrels of whiskey had found
their way into the water. The alcoholic fire
which proves so destructive to men, proved no
less so to the fish, though in a very diluted con
dition. The poisonous influence extended many
miles. We saw many fine, largo fish corning up
to the surface of the water, reeling about like I
drunken men, and finally yielding themselves
up to the destroyer. It made us feel sad to look
upon so great a destruction of happy animal
life, but we had no regrets to waste over the loss
of property involved, for it was intended that
this same whiskey should destroy men. In a
thousand channels this wasting fire is flowing
every day and the young men, the middlo aged
and the old, the strong and the noble, the gen
erous and brave, are carried down beneath tho
deadly tide.— Religious Telescope.
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Somb wag tells a story of an old gentleman
whoso eight or ten clerks bored him continually
with conundrums. Going home one evoning,
he was stopped in front of a closed store, by a
countryman, who asked:
" Can you tell mo, my friend, why this store is
"Go to blazes with your conundrums," cried
hg. "I've been bored to death with'em these
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An Irish paper advertises: "Wanted an
able-bodied man as a washerwoman."
during the late big blow on the Mississippi, at
which time so many rafts were swamped and
so many steamboats lost their sky riggings. A
raft was just emerging from Lake Pepin as the
squall came. In an instant the raft was pitch
ing and writhing as if suddenly dropped into
Charybdis, while the w r aves broke over with tre
mendous uproar, and expecting instant destruc
tion, the raftsman dropped on his knees and
commenced praying with a vim equal to the
emergency. Happening to open his eyes an in
stant, he observed his companion, not engaged
in prayers, but'pushing apole in the water at the
side of the raft. " What's that yer doin,' Mike?"
said ho; " get down on your knees now, for
there isn't a minute between us and purgatory!'
"Be aisy, Pat," said the other, as he coolly
continued to punch'with his pole; "be aisy now;
what's the use of prayin' when a feller can tech
bottom with a pole f"
Mike is a pretty good specimen of a largo class
of Christians, who prefer to omit prayer as long
as they can " tech bottom."
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Banks and a Battery Officer. —A story is
told of Capt. Hebard, commanding the first Ver
mont Battery, which was in the late hot fight
near Grand Ecore. A private in that battery
writes to his father that during the engagement
Gen. Banks rode up and said : " Capt. Hebard,
[ your battery will probably be taken; spike your
guns !" As the general rode off the captain ad
dressed his men, saying: " Not by a—- sight f
This battery isn't to be taken or spiked. Give
them double canister, boys ?" The battery was
charged upon three times after that; the last
time they waited until the rebels were quite near,
j when they let fly the grape and canister, literally
I killing every man within range of the guns.—
J The battery brought off every gun and caisson.
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Information Wanted.—An anxious inquirer
writes to know whether the Powder Magazine
J is published monthly, and is considered a safe
magazine for quiet families. Also whether dead
letters are ever known to revive after they reach
the Dead Letter Office, and if not what is the use
of sending them there ? Also, whether naviga-
I tors have to double their capes in all latitudes,
or only in cold regions ? Also whether a school-
I master can bo said to have no scholars when he
I has two pupils in his eyes ? If "distance lends
J enchantment to the view," and said "view"
does not return it within a reasonable time, has
"distance" a legal cause of action, and is she
I entitled to recover ?
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Love of Fight.—An Irishman entering tho
fair at Ballinagone, saw the well defined form
of a large head bnlg ngoutof a tent. The temp
tation was irresistablo; down went the man.—
Forth rushed from the tent a host of angry fel
lows to avenge tho onslaught. Judge of their
surprise when they found tho assailant to be one
of their own faction.
" Och, Nicholas," said they, "and did ye not
know that it was Brady O'Brien ye hit?"
" Troth, I did not," says he; " bad luck to me
for the same; but sure if me own father had been
I there, and his head looking so nice and con van
j lent, I could not have helped myself/
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The editor of an eastern paper speaking of a
j drink he once had occasion to indulge in, says
he couldn't tell whether it was brandy or a
j torch-light procession going down his throat}