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ue, exposure, and every kind of hardship incident to Bragg's retreat from Kentucky. These sick Linen were no srowed and frozen. Terrible accounts reached us from Bragg's army, who were without shoes, blankets, or clothesknew, as courteous to the humblest soldier as to General Bragg, who was then and during the summer a frequent vto ride out with her husband. During the summer, Mrs. Bragg passed many days of convalescence at the lovely cof military distinction, clergymen, and others. General Bragg came frequently for a time, also Bishop Beckwithk that Dr. Bemiss was first surgeon in charge of the Bragg, but when a larger field was assigned to him Dr. Gormore for him. Besides the Buckner, there were the Bragg and two more hospitals, the names of which I have foister, of the Buckner, and Dr. S. M. Bemiss, of the Bragg, were both brave, cool, executive men. Their selfpost nine; afterward go to bed to dream of home. General Bragg has just sent us word that we are to be exempt f
ith me as a Confederate hospital matron, she conducted herself as a high-toned lady in the strictest sense of the term, and to every word I may say of her there are hundreds, yea, thousands, of Confederate soldiers scattered all over the South who would cheerfully testify to some facts if opportunity were offered them. After the battles of Shiloh and Farmington, and then the evacuation of Corinth, I was ordered to establish hospitals (in June or July, 1862) for the sick and wounded of General Bragg's army, at Gainesville, Alabama. With scarcely any hospital supplies I began preparations for the same, and in answer to a card published in the Selma (Alabama) papers, asking for supplies and a suitable lady to act as matron, she promptly responded. At first sight her youthful, delicate, refined, and lady-like appearance, showing she had never been accustomed to any hardships of life, caused me to doubt her capacity to fill the position of matron. She said she desired to do somethi