From the Richmond Whig, 9/23/1862, p. 2, c. 1

THE HOSPITALS. – From a report presented in the Confederate Senate, yesterday, it appears that the whole number of patient (soldiers) admitted into the various hospitals, in and around Richmond, from the date of their organization to the present time, is 99,508, of whom 9,774 have been furloughed, and 7,608 have died. The rest, it is presumed, have recovered and been discharged, except those remaining in the hospitals.

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