oon, the miasma arising from which rendered it necessary for eight or ten hospitals to be built.
Yet the head surgeon, Dr. Sanger, would sign no report which ascribed to this cause the death of a patient; consequently the lagoon remained undisturbed, and the frightful mortality continued.
The better class of officers were loud and indignant in their reproaches of Dr. Sanger's systematic inhumanity to the prisoners, and they affirmed that he avowed his determination to stint these poor, helpleshe hospital complained to his comrades that he could get nothing to eat, and was dying in consequence.
They got leave (Dr. Sanger not being consulted) to buy him some potatoes, and when these were roasted and brought him the poor creatures in the nethis with pure air, healthy location, good water, no epidemic.
The men are being deliberately murdered by the surgeon (Dr. Sanger).
Of fourteen men in Dr. Martin's section twelve are dead; of seventeen in Dr. Graham's section fourteen have died a