From the Richmond Whig, 12/3/1862, p. 2, c. 6
THE ROBINSON HOSPITAL. - The Richmond correspondent of the Charleston Mercury says the good behavior of the men who are sent to private hospitals speaks well for the character of the Southern soldier. At the Robinson Hospital, superintended by ladies alone, their conduct is the theme of much praise. As soon as they arrive, they are sent to an upper room, male servants follow with buckets of warm water, their old clothes are removed and thrown into the yard to be washed, a thorough bathing ensues, they are clad from top to toe in clean garments, and are then called to the dining-room. The hospital is often in charge of a solitary young lady, who reads prayers to the men every morning, while they sit in attentive silence. Their native disposition is shown, not only in their respectful demeanor and ready obedience to the regulations of the establishment and the commands of the ladies, but in many little acts of courtesy, which would hardly be expected of a private - Their gratitude for the kind treatment they receive is frequently very touching.