Surgeon's morning report of Field Hospital at Hempstead [Texas] [Digital Version]

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S., W.H., surgeon, Surgeon's morning report of Field Hospital at Hempstead [Texas] (November 28, 1863)

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Title: Surgeon's morning report of Field Hospital at Hempstead [Texas] [Digital Version]
Funding from: Funding for the creation of this digitized text is provided by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Author: S., W.H., surgeon
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  • Creation of digital images: Center for Digital Scholarship, Rice University
  • Creation of transcription: Woodson Research Center
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  • Subject analysis and assignment of taxonomy terms: Robert Estep
Publisher: Rice University, Houston, Texas
Publication date: 2010-06-07
Identifier: aa00102
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Provenance: A majority of the papers were purchased by Rice University from Mrs. Ora Osterhout Wade in 1958 and a second group of records arrived in October 1962. The collection register of John P. Osterhout was added to the collection in October 1965 as a gift from Herbert Herrick Fletcher. And in November 1992, Harry Yeager donated the book History of the Roberts Family to add to the collection.
Description: A handwritten report, in graph style, of those who died, deserted, were admitted, etc… in the camp.
Source(s): S., W.H., surgeon, Surgeon's morning report of Field Hospital at Hempstead [Texas] (November 28, 1863)
Source Identifier: Osterhout Family Papers, MS 355, Box 2 folder 19 item 19, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University
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Languages used in the text: English
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Keywords: Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus
  • Medical records
Keywords: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Military hospitals--Texas--Hempstead
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military hospitals
Keywords: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
  • Hempstead (inhabited place)
  • Texas (state)


Morning Report of Field Hospital at Hempstead
Date Command Remaining Admitted Reter. to duty Returned to duty Transferred Furloughed Deserted Died Remaining in Hospital Stewart W. Master Matron Laundress cooks Nurses Servants Total
Nov. 28, 1863November 18, 1863 4th Reg. 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1 1 1 1 1 5 2 21
Wave 1

W. H. Sauts
Surgeon in Charge


Surgeon's Morning Report

Rice University
Date: 2010-06-07
Available through the Creative Commons Attribution license