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Edmund Burke Haywood and Raleigh's Confederate Hospitals

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During the American Civil War, numerous hospital centers developed in various parts of the Confederacy with one located in Raleigh. As a centrally located, populous city, Raleigh was selected as headquarters of the first Surgeon General of the State, Dr. Charles E. Johnston. Later, Raleigh was the site of the state's first military hospital, with Dr. Edmund Burke Haywood in charge.