From the Richmond Sentinel, 6/7/1864, p. 2

Furloughs for Our Wounded. - There are many wounded soldiers in the Richmond hospitals who cannot be furloughed on account of their homes being in the hands of the enemy. - They do not require surgical attention, and will, in a few weeks, be fit for duty again.

If some of the hospitable Virginians, living near the James River canal and railroads, will temporarily entertain them, they, too, can enjoy furloughs.

All who desire to take them should address "the Medical Director of Hospitals in Virginia, Richmond, stating how many they wish sent, giving the nearest post office and railroad or canal station to their residences.

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