From the National Archives, RG 109, Ch. 6, Vol. 337, "Letters Received & Sent, General Hospital #9, 1864-65." p. 6

Medical Director's Office
Richmond Va June 2nd 1864


     The Stewards [Stuart] Hospital capacity 400 is opened as a Receiving Hospl for sick & wounded arriving by the Fredericksburg Depot. If the Receiving & Wayside becomes filled you will transfer 400 to this Hospital retaining a sufficient number to go to Petersburg tomorrow as directed.

     I design transferring a number of men from 250 to 400 to Danville tomorrow & will let you know in time, in the meantime retain for this purpose as will not be fit for duty within 10 days & upwards.

Very Respectfully
Your Obdt Servt
W. A. Carrington
Med. Director

Surg. J. J. Gravatt
Receiving & Wayside Hospl

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