CHIMBORAZO HOSPITAL In This Park Dr . James B . McCaw Developed For The Confeder ...
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Description: CHIMBORAZO HOSPITAL In this park Dr . James B . McCaw developed for the Confederate States of America a military hospital which was then the largest in human history . It received 17 , 000 wounded , served more than 76 , 000 patients , and had a mortality of less than 10% . Dr . McCaw was its commandant and medical director . Mrs . John Minge its Chief Matron . Erected by Lee Chapter , United Daughters of the Confederacy , Richmond , Virginia , June 3 , 1953