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Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

U.S. Marine Hospital

 
 
U.S. Marine Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, October 27, 2013
1. U.S. Marine Hospital Marker
Inscription. Established, 1853, for care of ill or disabled merchant seamen. Three-story brick building on this site was used as hospital until 1873 and demolished in 1892.
 
Erected 1954 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 20.378′ N, 90° 53.272′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Speed Steet and Pearl Street, on the left when traveling west on Speed Steet. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 504 Speed Street, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lum Home (approx. mile away); Alpha Kappa Alpha National Presidents (approx. 0.3 miles away); Willie Dixon (approx. 0.6 miles away); Balfour House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Debate and Decision (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pemberton Headquarters (approx. 0.8 miles away); South Central Bell (approx. one mile away); Old Natchez District (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkScience & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
U.S. Marine Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, October 27, 2013
2. U.S. Marine Hospital Marker
The building seen in this photo is not the hospital structure that the marker commemorates.
The Marine Hospital, Vicksburg (1863) image. Click for full size.
By Fred. B. Schell, August 15, 1863
3. The Marine Hospital, Vicksburg (1863)
As printed in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, August 15, 1863, 336.
 
 
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