From Richmond Dispatch, 6/12/1861, p. 2
The Ladies of Church and Union Hills. – Dr. S. E. H. Dance, Assistant Surgeon of the First Tennessee Regiment, before leaving for the seat of war, sent us a letter acknowledging in appropriate terms the kindness of the ladies of Church and Union Hills to the men of the Regiment while they were recently suffering from sickness. In conclusion, he says: "Words are inadequate to express the gratitude of those to whom you have shown so much kindness; but we hope that you may live long to enjoy the freedom from oppression for which we are contending. Should I never more be permitted to see you, I bid you a long, last farewell." The kindness of Company "G," who tendered the use of their hall for hospital purposes; also of the proprietor of Springfield Hall; of Dr. St. Geo. Peachy, and the City Council, is duly acknowledged by the writer.