In the letter Sanborn describes staffing, patients, illnesses, and conditions at the local military hospital. He mentions that several Alabamians are being treated there and observes that the facility is well-stocked but "badly managed": "It is not...
In the letter Mrs. Kay asks Kate to give an enclosed letter to her son, who is sick in the hospital at Marietta, Georgia. She also asks for information about his condition. During the Civil War, Kate Cumming served as a nurse and matron in...
During the Civil War James R. Cumming served in Ketchum's (Garrity's) Battery, a Confederate artillery unit; Kate Cumming served as a nurse and matron in Confederate hospitals in Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia. In the letter James...
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