Army Medical Intelligence

1862 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
Headquarters, 3d Mich. Infantry, 3d Brigade, 3d Corps d'Armée, Camp before Yorkloion, Va., April llih, 1862. Messrs. Editors,-I need not recur to what had transpired up to the date of my last letter, but shall commence with our march from Hampton. Our first camp there (Camp Hamilton) was between the ruins of the late village and Fortress Monroe. On the third day we moved to a belter location, on a sandy plain west of the ruins. The diarrhoeas and dysenteries produced by the Potomac water
more » ... otomac water continued, and, as the weather was rainy more than half the time, there were many complaints of rheumatic pains, besides a good many catarrhal cases. While there, we sent some 12 men to the General Hospital at Fortress Monroe. One of the cases commenced with a heavy chill, last-
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