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CONTENTS.

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U.S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION,

COMMITTEE OF MARY'D... 2
To the Friends of Suffering Hu-
manity.....

3
To Clergymen.....

6
United States Christian Central Of-
fice.........

7
The Character and Work of the

U. S. Christian Commission.... 8
Letters from Members of the Cabi-

12
REPORT,
First Duty to God.....

13
Hospitals of the District.

14
Points of Labor other than Hospi-
tals......

14
Hand of God mysteriously inter-
posed.........

15
Friendly Associations with Army
Officials......

16
Kindness and Courtesy of Officers. 17
Respect of all the Generals of the

Army of the Potomac......... 17
Faithfulness of Delegates....... 18
Emergencies from various Causes.. 18
Always prepared for the Emergen-
cy.

19
Various services of Delegates........ 19
Vivid Glance at the field of Labor. 20
Duty in Various Forms of Trial... 21
Visits and Assistance of the Com-
mittee.

22
Delegates have followed armies af-
ter Invasions.....

22
Religious Services wherever practi-
cable........

23
Sunday Schools in Hospitals and
Camps .....

23
Chapels and Chapel Tents for Wor-
ship and Prayer........

23
Witness of the use of the Prayer
Tent......

24
Experience in the Work of the
Commission

25
Relief of Prisoners at Richmond... 26
Assisted by Families of Prisoners.. 26
Receipt of Stores by Prisoners...... 27
Flag of Truce Boat......

27

Large Team for Transportation.... 27
Charter of Steamboats and other
Vessels.

27
Steam Fire Engine..

23
Relief of Needy Families.

28
State Fair by Loyal Ladies

29
Statistics of Receipts and Disburse-
menis.

30
Trust for Success.

30
The Army's Progress and Battles... 31
HOSPITALS, LOCATIONS, &C... 37
Jarvis Hospital..

42
Hospital Notes by F. W. Brauns,.

Chaplain of Jarvis Hospital.. 49
Letter of Dr. Peters, Surgeon in

Charge of Jarvis Hospital...... 52
Letter of Mrs. S. S. Spear, Presi-

dent West End Ladies' Union
Association.

54
Patterson Park Hospital

55
Letter of R. S. Vinton, Chaplain

of Patterson Park Hospital.... 58
Letter of J. Sanner, Committee of

Christian Association, to visit
P. P. Hospital.....

61
West's Building Hospital..

62
Letter of Rev. T. J. Vanburkelow,

Chaplain West's Building Hog-
pital

66
National Hospital.......

69
Letter of Messrs. Maxwell, Korner,

Cressy and Grant, Committee

of Christian Association......
McKim's Hospital......

71
Letter of Rev. Geo. A. Leakin,

Chaplain of McKim's Hospital. 74
Letter of Rev. Mr. Coggins, Com.

of Christian Association ........ 75
Newton Hospital......

76
Circular of Ladies' Association of
Newton Hospital.....

....... 777
Letter of Rev. F. W. Simpson,

Chaplain of Newton Hospital. 80
Letter of Miss E. E. Rice, Presi-

dent of Ladies' Association... 82
Letter of Rev. Thos. Coggins, of

Christian Association...... 82
Officers' Hospital.........

83

71

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Sandy Hook...........

..160
Card of Thanks....

161
Letter of Rev. F. Dardis...

162
Letters of Rev. E. Cooper.......
Letters of Rev. J. B. Poerner.....164
Letters of Surgeon Younglove......165
Point of Rocks.

165
Monocacy Junction......
Winchester

169
Martinsburg
Letter of Rev. John P. Brown......173

174
Valley of the Shenandoah.

176
Near Petersburg.....

..177
Bermuda Hundred.....

..181
Fortress Monroe....

182
Letter of Rev. J. Marshall.

183
City Point.....

185
Steam Fire Engine .......

187
Team for Land Conveyance .188
Mount Savage...

189
Cumberland ..

190
Clarysville.....

191
Maryland State Fair,

191
The National Book.....

197
Fair at Chambersburg
Fair at Clearspring..».

.198
Burning of Chambersburg.
Ladies' Auxiliary Chris. Com....... 200
Public Meetings.....
American Bible Society

..202
Church Action.....

203
Baltimore Christian Association... 205
Maryland Soldiers' Home........ 205
Services of Dr. F. E. B. Hintze......206
Services of Dr. Jos. C. Bensinger...207
Services of Mrs. C. A. C. Norris... 207
Services of Mrs. Jane C. and Miss
Jane B. Moore.....

..208
Letter of Miss Jane Boswell Moore..209
REPORTS OF DELEGATES......217
Report of Rev. O. M. McDowell....217
Report of Rev. E. Loomis............218
Report of Rev. 1. 0. Sloan........
Report of Rev. Edward Cooper...

229
Report of Rev. 0. Colgrove... 234
Report of Rev. Cyril Pearl..... 239
Report of Rev. Isaac Cole....... 24.4
Report of Rev. G. R. Bent...

246
Letter of Dr. J. A. Kessler. .247
Report of L. L. Wood......

249
Report of J. B. Stilson, Esq. 255
POWER OF PRAYER..

.,257
THE AGED SOLDIER AND HIS DYING
Son

..258
THE OLD HERO OF GETTYSBURG......259
THE DYING SOLDIER....

..263
SERGEANT PENNOYER........

...264
Report of Rev. J. B. Poerner.......265
Statistical Table.......

..267
Speech of Rev. Dr. Schaff.

269
Conclusion..........

..274
Donations...

275

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Letter of Rev. N. Richardson, Chap-

lain 36th Mass. Vols........ 85
Letter of Rev. N. Richardson, Chap-

lain Mass. 36th, Rev. C. B.
Keys, Chaplain 9th N. Y. Cay-
alry, Rev. J. H. Allen, Cap-
tain and C., S. V......

86
Letter of Lieut. A. H. Hollester..... 87
Division No. 1, General Hospital.. 87
Letter of H. C. Henries, Chaplain

Division No. 1 Hospital......... 90
Letter of Miss M. C. Hale, Direc-

tress of Ladies' Attending Hos-
pital

94
Letter of Mrs. Mary M. Baldwin... 95
Division No. 2, General Hospital... 95
Letter of Rev. J. P. Hainmond,

Chaplain Division No. 2 ......... 96
Annapolis Junction Hospital........ 97
Camp Parole Hospital......

98
Letter of Rev. G. H. Townsend....101
PRIVATE INTERVIEWS..
THE LONE ORPHAN...

103
SAD, BUT HOPEFUL...

104
Letter of Rev. 0.M. McDowell,...107
Letter of Rey. J. H. Townsend...108
Letter of Rev. Charles P Mallory.110
Letter of Rev. J. Turbitt............112
Letter of Col. Root.......

....115
Letter of Surgeon Gross......... .116
Letter of Provost Marshal, Captain

R. A. Joy.....
Letters of Officers.

117
Tilton Hospital......

..118
Point Lookout Hospital and Camp.118
Letter of Rev. L. Hartsough........122
Letter of Rev. R. Galbraith........ 122
Letter of Rev. Chas. W. Baldwin..123
Rev. Roswell Porter.....
Rev. W. Van Wagner.
Fort Deleware.....
Letter of Rey. Erastus Colton......128
Frederick City Hospital..........
York Hospital.....

132
Fort Marshall....

133
Fort Federal Hill..

135
Letter of John W. R. Sumwalt. ..137
Fort McHenry...

138
Camp Bradford..

.141
Letter of Surgeon J. T. Brown...... 143
Camp Carroll..

143
Camp Bourney.
Invalid's Camp Hospital..
Fortifications around Baltimore... 147
Letter of Rey. J. P. Carter and G.

N. Cressy
Harper's Ferry.
Letter of Rev. Dr. Strong.
Letter of Rev. J. B. Poerner...
Letter of Rev. J. Turbitt......
Letter of Rey. Erastus Colton......158
Letter of Rev. L. Hancke............159
Letter of Rev. E. Cooper...... 159

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