Editor’s Note: This article was found by Brett Schulte at the free newspaper site Historical Newspapers of the Rochester, New York Region and transcribed by Jackie Martin.
THE HEALTH OF THE ARMY.—A correspondent of the Times writes from before Petersburg:
Notwithstanding the croaker’s prediction as to the unhealthiness of this climate, the general health of the army remains good—much better indeed than one year ago when on the Rappahannock. When this can be said in truth just after so great a disappointment, no higher meed of praise can be conferred upon this army, nor can there be any stronger evidence of its morale.1
- “The Health of the Army.” Brockport (NY) Republic. September 1, 1864, p. 2 col. 5 ↩