Confederate hospital transfer order
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Confederate hospital transfer order

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040.
Creator: Johnson, Jus. T.
Title: Confederate hospital transfer order
Dates: 1865 April 23
Quantity: 1.0 Item(s)
Identification: ahc.MSS535f

Biographical/Historical Note

Echols Artillery was organized in 1862 and surrendered at Durham Station, North Carolina, with the rest of General Joseph E. Johnston's forces on April 26, 1865. James B. Wade became the 2nd lieutenant on February 21, 1863. Other biographical information on James B. Wade has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a hospital transfer order, signed by "Jus. T. Johnson" which transferred Lieutenant James B. Wade of Echols Artillery from General Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, to General Hospital in Washington, Georgia.

Index Terms

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Health aspects
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care

General Notes

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Confederate hospital transfer order, MSS 535f, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Description Control

This collection was re-processed in 2012.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List



1Order, 1865 April 23 View online.