Confederate States of America
SURGEON GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Richmond, Va 24 December 1862
Your communication of the
18th inst. in regard to your examination by Army
Medical Board, has been received, and in reply
you are respectfully informed that the results
of your examination did not warrant in the
opinion of the Board their recommending you
for promotion to post of Surgeon
Enclosed you will find the
documents you sent in your letter to this office.
Yr Obedt Servt
C. S. A.
Surg. J. Edgar Chancellor,