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Mound City in Pulaski County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

United States Military Hospital

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, January 27, 2017
1. United States Military Hospital Marker
Inscription.  The southern portion of the brick building at the Ohio levee, 150 yards east of here, was part of a large warehouse which was converted into a Military Hospital in 1861 and staffed during the Civil War by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Following the Battle of Shiloh 2200 Union and Confederate wounded were patients here.
 
Erected 1961 by Illinois State Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Illinois State Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 37° 5.106′ N, 89° 9.783′ W. Marker is in Mound City, Illinois, in Pulaski County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Illinois Route 37) and Hudsonville Road, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Marker is between railroad tracks and Hudsonville Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 238 Main Street, Mound City IL 62963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Fire Bell (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Marine Ways (approx. ¼ mile
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By Jason Voigt, January 27, 2017
2. United States Military Hospital Marker
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away); America's Medal Of Honor Memorial Tree (approx. 0.8 miles away); Navy Seabees Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mound City National Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Cairo, Illinois (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mound City.
 
Also see . . .  Mound City Civil War Naval Hospital on Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 24, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 24, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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