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Near Manassas in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Field Hospital

 
 
Field Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 12, 2008
1. Field Hospital Marker
Inscription. After both battles U.S. Army surgeons used the small frame house and outbuildings that stood on this property:

"In about two hours, Sudley Church was completely filled and I was obliged to take possession of three other unoccupied buildings. As soon as I could get them cleaned out, wounded men were carried into them until they were also filled."
-Surgeon D.L. Magruder

The lean-to addition was built after 1871 and housed a post office and country store. Further additions resulted in the building's present appearance.
 
Location. 38° 50.511′ N, 77° 32.236′ W. Marker is near Manassas, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from Sudley Road (State Road 234), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the Manassas National Battlefield Park, along the Sudley Loop trail. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sudley Springs Ford (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Sudley Springs Ford (about 300 feet away); A Debt Repaid (about 700 feet away); Sudley Methodist Church (approx. 0.2
Field Hospital Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 12, 2008
2. Field Hospital Building
Note the marker location in front of the building.
miles away); Sudley Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battling for the Rocky Knoll (approx. 0.2 miles away); “The Unfinished Railroad” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greggs Brigade (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Manassas.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Field Hospital Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 12, 2008
3. Field Hospital Building
South end of the building, showing the lean-to addition.
Field Hospital Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 12, 2008
4. Field Hospital Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,004 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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