Contributions for the sick and wounded.
Depot Army Committee, Y. M. C. A.,
Richmond, Aug. 13, 1861.
To the Editors of the Dispatch:
Permit me to acknowledge through your paper the following contributions in money and supplies for sick and wounded soldiers, received by the Army Committee
Y. M. C. A.:
Received through Burton
, from Mrs. Pettus
, of Cumberland
C. H, 1 box of sundries; received through Dr. Capers
, from South Carolina
, 2 boxes wines, 1 barrel rice and 1 box sundries; received through Mr. Samuel Donnan
, from Petersburg
, 1 lot chickens; received through Mr. R. H. Meade
, from the ladies of Amelia
, 20 pairs yarn socks, received from the St. Paul
's Relief Society, of Caroline county
, 1 box wearing apparel
, &c.; received from Mr.
A Hilliard and family, and Miss Peck
, 16 feather pillows, with sundry other articles; received from Messrs. Meade
, one lot sundries, brandy, extract of ginger, mustard, &c, &c; received by Southern Express, from the ladies of Yellow Store, Hawkins county, Tennessee
, one box blankets, quilts, &c; received from ‘"a few ladies of Norfolk
, "’ two boxes clothing and nourishment; received through Mrs Francis
, from ‘ "a few ladies of Southampton
,"’ one cask bacon and two boxes supplies of various kinds.
Several smaller packages also received.
We are often unable to ascertain the donors, but will always take pleasure in acknowledging the receipt of such articles by letter, whenever we know the source from whence they come.
Persons in sending boxes or bundles will please be careful to mark them Hospital Stoves,
or Supplies for Sick and Wounded,
as they will then be transported free.