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Thread #46310 Message #3889636
Posted By: Lighter
21-Nov-17 - 01:43 PM
Thread Name: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
Subject: RE: Origin: Saint James Infirmary Blues
New Orleans "Daily Delta" (May 29, 1862), p.1:
"HEADQUARTERS MILITARY COMMANDANT'S OFFICE, New Orleans, May 27, 1862.
"General Orders No. 5.
"...II. The Medical Director at St. James Hospital will cause a consolidated report of the sick in his charge to made daily at these headquarters, to be sent in at 9 o'clock A.M."