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[280] Florida, as Medical-Director of Bragg's Command; March, 1862, assigned Medical-Director of Army at Corinth, Mississippi. Continued as Director of Army of Mississippi under General J. E. Johnston. Was assigned to command of Western Department in December, 1862, when he was made Medical-Director of Johnston's Command, embracing East Tennessee and Bragg's and Pemberton's Departments. Was ordered back to Army of Tennessee, at Dalton, January, 1864, when General J. E. Johnston took the command. June 30, 1864, Medical-Director of Army of Tennessee. Continued to act as such during Hood's Campaign; followed all the events of the closing disasters of the war, until the final surrender of the Confederate forces at Greensboro, N. C., May, 1865.

Surgeon A. J. Foard was a gallant man, active, efficient and intelligent Medical-Director. He died shortly after the close of the Civil War in Charleston, S. C., after a brief sojourn in Baltimore, Md.

Surgeon E. A. Flewellen, appears in the preceding roster as Surgeon of the 5th Regiment, Georgia Volunteers, and the date of his appointment given as May 17th, 1861.

We extract the following from the Roster of the Medical Officers of the Army of Tennessee:

Surgeon Edward Archelaus Flewellen, appointed by Secretary of War to rank from May 16, 1861. Assigned to duty as Assistant Medical-Director, S. O. No. 97, June 28th, 1862. December 23d, 1863, appointed Medical-Director, Department No. 2; May 24th, 1863, granted leave, 40 days, S. O. No. 138, Headquarters Department No. 2; May 29th, 1863, G. O. No. 16, announced Medical-Director, Medical-Director's Office, A. & I. G. O. Richmond; March 11th, 1864, S. O., 59, ordered to report to Surgeon A. J. Foard, April 30th, 1864. Assigned as Inspector of Hospitals of Army of Tennessee, August 8th, 1864, and so continued until paroled, May 18th, 1865.’

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