War of the Rebellion: Serial 095 Page 0623 Chapter LVIII. THE APPOMATTOX CAMPAIGN.

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remained in camp, the picket duty was increased by the recent lengthening of the line toward the left. The health of the command was very good and the admissions into hospitals very few. Unfortunately but very few vegetables could be issued, and in the latter part of the month the patients admitted showed spongy gums and a few cases of scurvy appeared. The condition of the camps was good and attention was generally paid to policing. On February 24 the Thirteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry was detached from the division and ordered to Wilmington, N. C. The Twenty-first Pennsylvania was transferred from Third to Second Brigade. This necessitated a change of surgeons-in-chief of Third Brigade, Surg. R. T. Paine, Second New York Mounted Rifles, succeeding Surgeon King, Twenty-first Pennsylvania, in the Third Brigade, the latter going with his regiment to the Second Brigade. The following table will indicate the general summary of the sick and wounded during the month of February:

First Second Third Artil Caval Total

Briga Brigade Briga lery ry

de de Depot

Remaining at 55 38 65 13 81 252

last report.

Sick

Wounded 7 11 11 9 8 46

Total 62 49 76 22 89 298

Taken sick or 153 149 144 14 36 496

wounded. Sick

Wounded 44 68 39 4 5 160

Total 197 217 183 18 41 656

Aggregate 259 266 259 40 130 954

Results. 122 156 118 13 19 428

Returned to duty

Sent to general 81 59 88 23 22 273

hospital

Furloughed - - - - - -

Discharged - - 3 1 - 4

Died - 1 3 - 3 7

Remaining. Sick 41 42 39 3 76 201

Wounded 15 8 8 - 10 41

Total 56 50 47 3 86 242

Mean strength 2,480 1,935 2,580 237 1,380 8,560

Average on sick 14 14 19 1 10 56

report, daily.

In hospital

In quarters 25 34 23 3 85 170

Total 37 48 42 4 95 226

Percentage on 1.48 2.48 1.62 1.68 7.15 2.62

sick report

daily

Percentage of 7.94 11.21 7.09 7.60 3.08 7.66

taken sick and

wounded

The following table will give the number of cases of the most prevalent and important diseases:

First Second Thrid Artil Caval Total

Briga Brigade Briga lery ry

de de Depot

Typhoid fever 1 - - - - 1

Typho-malarial - - - - - -

fever

Remittent 18 21 4 - 1 44

fever

Intermittent 19 13 16 - - 48

fever

Diarrhea, 30 33 33 - 1 97

acute

Diarrhea, 5 5 9 - 2 27

chronic

Dysentery, 8 4 1 - 1 14

acute

Dysentery, - - - 2 - 2

chronic

Erysipelas 3 - - - - 3

Small-pox and 1 1 - - 3 5

varioloid