Georgia Hospital and relief Association.
--An association has been formed in Augusta, Ga.
, the object of which is to establish a Purveyor's Department at Gordonsville
, Va. a central hospital at some other point, and three "flying hospitals," one at Manassas
, one at Yorktown
, and one at Monterey
The Augusta Constitutionalist says:
Upon inquiry, we learn that the flying hospital at Manassas, Va.
, has been placed under the charge of Dr. Steiner
, of this city, and completes equipments sent forward by the Directors in this city; that complete equipments have also been sent forward for the flying hospital at Monterey
, in care of Mr.
H J. Sibley
, of this city, who will report to the medical officer
of the U. S. Army in charge there; and that the equipments for the third flying hospital are in progress.
We learn, also, that the South Carolina Railroad has furnished for the use of the Hospital Association a car or crate, according as the exigency may require.
It will be ready at any time, at twelve hours notice, to convey hospital articles and stores, at half rates.
And we learn further, that Mr. Geo. Youge
, of the Georgia Railroad, has gotten up a complete hospital car for the use of the Association.
It is fitted up with twelve beds and other comforts, and will be passed over the reads as soon as practicable.