Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Field Hospitals - Eleventh Corps
—Army of the Potomac —
The Division Field Hospitals of the Eleventh Corps were established July 1st at the Spangler House two hundred and thirty yards west of this point. Many of the wounded of this Corps were also cared for at the County Almshouse, Pennsylvania College, and in Gettysburg. The Division Hospitals were consolidated into a Corps Hospital about July 6th as were those of all the Corps and the Corps Hospitals continued in operation until the first week of August 1863. These hospitals cared for 1400 wounded.
Medical Director 11th Corps Surgeon George Suckley U.S. Volunteers
1st Division Surgeon Louis G. Meyer 25th Ohio Infantry
2nd Division Surgeon D.G. Brinton U.S. Volunteers
3rd Division Surgeon W.H. Thome U.S. Volunteers
Medical Officer in charge of the Corps Hospitals Surgeon J.A. Armstrong 75th Penna. Infantry
Erected 1914 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 48.066′ N, 77° 13.092′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Blacksmith Shop Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at a lane leading to the George
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Armistead and Hancock (here, next to this marker); George Spangler Farm (here, next to this marker); The George Spangler Farm Civil War Hospital Site (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Farm Transformed by War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Armistead Death Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Hospital Under Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); Well, Look What We Found! (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Trademark of Craftsmen (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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