Military hospitals -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box 2: Series 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Washington acknowledges the receipt of Rush's letter, and regrets the defects of the medical department, as Rush and Gov. Livingston have described them. Washington reports that he has taken measures to have the hospitals inspected and considered regulations regarding them. Includes a separate invitation for Rush to dine with the ?Washington.
Dates: 1778 January 12
Item — Box 1: Series 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents McHenry details reforms required within the Army's medical department and makes recommendations for restructuring of general and regimental hospitals, controlling fraud in the commissaries, increasing the numbers of nurses and surgeons, and improving the distribution of medicine.
Dates: 1776 November 2
Item — Box 1: Series 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Greene writes of his support for Rush's recommendations regarding best methods for preserving the health of the Army. He suggests they print a pamphlet on the topic, to make adoption of the recommendations more likely. He comments on Congress' regulation of hospitals.
Dates: 1777 May 3