Newnan in Coweta County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
In Newnan between 1862 and 1865 were seven Confederate hospitals - Bragg, Buckner, "College Temple", "Coweta House," Foard, Gamble and Pinson's Springs. More than 10,000 Confederate sick and wounded and about 200 Federal soldiers wounded in the Battle of Brown's Mill were cared for in these hospitals and in private homes. The hospitals were directed and supervised by Samuel H. Stout, Army Medical Director Department of Tennessee. Loyal men and women of the county rendered valuable aid.
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 038-3.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 33° 22.483′ N, 84° 47.985′ W. Marker is in Newnan, Georgia, in Coweta County. Marker is at the intersection of East Court Square (U.S. 29) and Broad Street, on the left when traveling north on East Court Square. Located at the original Coweta Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 East Court Square, Newnan GA 30263, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coweta County Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Brown's Mill (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of General Daniel Newnan (a few steps from this marker); Coweta County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Coweta County (a few steps from this marker); Governor William Yates Atkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor Ellis Gibbs Arnall (within shouting distance of this marker); William Thomas Overby (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newnan.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2008, by Dianne Wood of Newnan, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,342 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 19, 2008, by Dianne Wood of Newnan, Georgia. 2. submitted on August 19, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on May 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.