Mount Pleasant in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Casualties Arriving at Mount Pleasant General Hospital, May 1864
The Mount Pleasant General Hospital received more than 5,000 of these patients in May and June 1864. The hospital opened in March 1862 near the intersection of what is now Park Road and 14th Street. Before it closed in August 1865, the hospital had treated nearly 18,400 soldiers. Over 800 died.
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development
District Department of Transportation
This call box is also supported by:
Historic Mount Pleasant
National Endowment for the Arts
Mount Pleasant Main Street
Habitat Real Estate
Morpheus Development Group
Friends who met in Mount Pleasant
Michael K. Ross, Sculptor
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC. (Marker Number 3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Art on Call marker series.
Location. 38° 55.956′ N, 77° 2.321′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Park Road Northwest and 17th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west on Park Road Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1673 Park Road Northwest, Washington DC 20010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War and Peace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Main Street (about 300 feet away); Streetcar Suburb (about 500 feet away); Avenue of Churches (about 600 feet away); Changing Fashions (about 700 feet away); Sacred Heart Academy (about 700 feet away); Village Life (about 700 feet away); At Home and Abroad (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Categories. • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 25, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 25, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.