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W.H. Monfort Farm

Civil War Hospital

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
1. W.H. Monfort Farm Marker
Inscription.
W.H. Monfort Farm

July, 1863

 
Erected 1983 by The Hospital and Healthsystem Assoc. of PA & HG-AC.
 
Location. 39° 50.764′ N, 77° 12.598′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hunterstown Road north of Hounds Run, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. 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. Garber's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Location of Field Hospitals (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tanner's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Green's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carrington's Battery - Jones's Artillery Battalion (approx. half a mile away); "The sight of blood never again affected me" (approx. half a mile away); "His recovery . . . is yet considered doubtful" (approx. half a mile away); Jones's Artillery Battalion (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Additional comments.
1. My Grandfathers Farm
I cannot help but comment on the Monfort farm that was
W.H. Monfort Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
2. W.H. Monfort Farm Marker
in fact, my Great Grandfathers farm during the Civil War. My Grandfather and my Mother were both born in that house. My Great Uncle Jacob took care of the place during the Battle and wrote a three day letter of the events happening.

I have in my possession a Confederate Saber that was picked up on the farm after the battle. I personally visit the farm every few years. Note To Editor only visible by Contributor and editor    
    — Submitted May 13, 2015, by Charles Montfort Stark of Mason, Michigan [MI].

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Civil War Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
3. Civil War Hospital Marker
W.H. Monfort House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
4. W.H. Monfort House
W.H. Monfort House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
5. W.H. Monfort House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 140 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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