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re Resigns at the end of a year, and visits New York the surgeon-general urges her to take charge of the large Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania she remains at Chester till the Hospital is broken up, when she is transferred to the first Division General Hospital, Naval Academy. Annapolis the returned prisoners their terrible and proceeding to Boston selected from among her friends, and those who had previously offered their services, a corps of excellent nurses, who accompanied her to Chester. In this hospital there was often from five hundred to one thousand sick and wounded men, and Mrs. Tyler had use enough for the ample stores of comforts which,re continually arriving. Indeed there was never a time when she was not amply supplied with these, and with money for the use of her patients. She remained at Chester a year, and was then transferred to Annapolis, where she was placed in charge of the Naval School Hospital, remaining there until the latter part of May, 1864.