From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/3/1861, p. 2
Increasing. - The number of wounded Abolition soldiers in the Hospital at this place has been increased by recent arrivals to near five hundred. But few more will be brought down after this week. Those here acknowledge the kindness with which they have been treated by the Southern people.
From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/3/1861 , p. 2
Wounded Hessians. - The Central cars brought down yesterday evening from Manassas 38 wounded Hessians who were immediately conveyed to one of the hospitals. - From the number now here, a vast amount of physic, to say nothing of care and attention, must be used up in order to minister to their wants.