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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry

2nd Brigade, 1st Division

 

5th Corps

 
Field Hospital of the 32nd Mass. Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. Field Hospital of the 32nd Mass. Infantry Marker
Inscription. Behind this group of rocks, on the afternoon of July 2nd, 1863, Surgeon Z. Boylston Adams placed the Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 1st Div., 5th Army Corps. Established so near the line of battle, many of our wounded escaped capture or death by its timely aid.
 
Erected 1885 by Veteran Association of the Regiment.
 
Location. 39° 47.832′ N, 77° 14.695′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located near the "Loop" on Stony Hill in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 5th Michigan Infantry (here, next to this marker); 66th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); The Irish Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Third Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 57th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 52nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker);
The Boulder Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. The Boulder
28th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  The Wheatfield. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Jacob McCandles, October 9, 2011
3. Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry Marker
The 5th Michigan Infantry marker is on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 998 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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