Baltimore, July 14th 1863 [Tuesday]. U. S. Army General Hospital, Newton University
Allow me to introduce to you Mr. Isaac M. Fisher, father of Lt. Fisher, 10th Infantry—who is reported killed—Please give Mr. F. what assistance you can in finding the body of his son.
Obliged. Yours truly, C.W. Jones, Surgeon
[On the back of the cover, IMF wrote in pencil: “1st Lieut. Lauman of the 10th can tell me all about. 2nd Lt. Hamilton took his watch, etc. Write to him. Capt. Wm. Clinton can tell me about it.”]
5th Corps Hospt.
Go out the Baltimore Pike about 2 1/2 miles cross Rock Creek Bridge. Take the first road on the right at the white church. Follow this road into 2nd Div., 5th Corps Hospital–Lt Boyce, 10th US Infantry is most likely to be found in the town—
Dr. Clinton Wagner in charge. Lt. Boyce wounded & in Gettysburgh —-ask for him.
On the reverse of this note, these names were listed:
Iarus Hoof, Franin Gillis, Thomas U. Lawrence, Peter Shanley
[at] Annapolis Junction:
Frederick Ostenberger, S. J. Young