1. Letter from the acting Surgeon General to the Secretary of War: advising the institution of a commission, to be styled "A commission of inquiry and advice in respect of the sanitary interests of the United States forces" : together with a draft of the powers asked from the government, and of the objects sought by the proposed commission : also the order for the commission by the Secretary of War, and its approval by the President Author(s): United States Sanitary Commission. Publication: [Washington, D.C.? : s.n., 1861?] Subject(s): Military HygieneUnited States Government Agencies -- organization & administrationAmerican Civil WarUnited StatesUnited States Sanitary Commission.