From the Richmond Examiner, 6/30/1864

THE HOSPITALS. - We understand that the mortality among the Confederate wounded in the Richmond hospitals is so remarkably small as to excite the special attention of the surgeons in charge. - Over three thousand have been discharged since the first admissions commenced, and fully three thousand more are in a fair way to bid adieu to hospital treatment within the next two weeks.

The great plentitude of ice, and the excellent treatment with which most of the hospitals are blest, have had much to do with this general convalescence.

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