• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

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Post hospital Fort Davis NHS.

The state of sanitation was a constant worry to the post surgeons. Dr. Daniel Weisel, who served at Fort Davis from 1868 -72, complained that the barracks were dirty and disorderly. The doctor also tried to get orders issued requiring every soldier to bathe at least twice a week during the summer.