W. G. Roberts



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Personal Name Recipient

Joynes, L. S. (Levin Smith)




Letter from W. G. Roberts to L. S. Joynes asking him to present his application for transfer to the Surgeon General.


Field Infirmary Thomas Brigade Petersburg Va 7th Oct 1864 L[evin] S[smith] Joynes MD Dean etc. Dear Sir. Thanking you for the services already rendered and promised. I forward my application according to your directions which you will please present to the Surg[eon] Gen[era]l. I desire the transfer to attend Lectures; if this priviledge can not be granted, please withdraw the application. There is no Medical officer in my Reg[imen]t which fact explains why Reg[imen]t Surgeon's name does not appear on endorsment. Respectfully yours W[illiam] G. Roberts S[tewa]rd 35th Ga. Reg[imen]t W[illiam] G. Roberts H[ospital] S[teward] 55th [35th] Ga Reg[iment] Enclosed application for transfer to Richmond Aplication provided to Suregon General Oct[ober] 17 [Addressed:] Dr. L.S. Joynes Dean etc Richmond Va

Corporate Name Subject

Medical College of Virginia -- History -- 19th century

Topical Subject

Medical colleges -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- Archives

Geographic Subject

Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Archives

Corporate Medical Subject

Medical College of Virginia -- history

Topical Medical Subject

Schools, Medical -- history -- Virginia


Richmond (Va.)

Original Item Size

2 p.


letters (correspondence)

Local Genre

text; archives



Digital Format



This material is in the public domain in the United States and thus is free of any copyright restriction. Acknowledgement of Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.


Sanger Historical Files (1859-1865), Excerpts

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Civil War Hospital Stewards


Original letter: Letter from W. G. Roberts to L. S. Joynes, 1864 October 7; War, Civil Hospital Stewards; Sanger Historical Files, Accession Number # 82/Jan/1, Special Collections and Archives, VCU Health Sciences Library, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.

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Letter from W. G. Roberts to L. S. Joynes, 1864 October 7



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