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means for the succor of the poor wounded soldiers. Moving on to Port Royal, and thence to the James River, she presently became attached to York and Pamunky rivers to the new temporary base of the army at Port Royal, they found a government barge which had been appropriated to theh that sad procession of the wounded, the dead, and the dying, to Port Royal, White House, and City Point. Never had been there so much need y, 1864, she was actively engaged at Belle Plain, Fredericksburg, Port Royal, White House, and City Point her incessant labor brought on feverom Fredericksburg, she left with the last hospital transport for Port Royal, where she again aided in the care of the wounded, as they were bilderness and Spotsylvania overwhelming labor at Fredericksburg, Port Royal, White House, and City Point Second Corps Hospital at City Pointill the first of June, toiling incessantly, and then moving on to Port Royal and White House, where the same sad scenes were repeated, and whe
r have dreamt of it. Her pity for the sufferings of the men was something pathetic in itself, but it was never morbid, never unwise, never derived from her own shock at the sight, always practical and healthy. Miss Woolsey remained in the service through the war, a part of the time in charge of hospitals, but during Grant's great campaign of the spring, summer, and autumn of 1864, she was most effectively engaged at the front, or rather at the great depots for the wounded, at Belle Plain, Port Royal, Fredericksburg, White House, and City Point. Miss Jane S. Woolsey, also served in general hospitals as lady superintendent until the close of the war, and afterward transferred her efforts to the work among the Freedmen at Richmond, Virginia. A cousin of these ladies, Miss Sarah C. Woolsey, daughter of President Woolsey of Yale College, was also engaged during the greater part of the war in hospital and other philanthropic labors for the soldiers. She was for ten months assistant supe