Item Description: A circular, dated 30 August 1864, from the War Department, Surgeon General’s Office regarding extra pay for certain men in General Hospitals.
CIRCULAR NO. 17.
WAR DEP’T., SURGEON GENERAL’S OFFICE.
RICHMOND, August 30th, 1864,
To Medical Directors of Hospitals:
Under the authority conveyed in Section 6, General Orders No. 66, A.& I. G. O., current series, extra pay will be allowed certain men in General Hospitals, as follows:
- Hospital Stewards,. . . . . $1.00 per diem.
- Ward Masters (detailed). . . . . 50 cts. per diem.
This allowance to detailed Ward Masters is inclusive of the 25 cents per diem, extra duty pay, allowed under previous regulations.
SURG. S. H. STOUT,
S. P. MOORE,
Surgeon General C. S. A.
S. H. STOUT,