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Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry

2nd Brigade, 1st Division

— 5th Corps —

 
 
Field Hospital of the 32nd Mass. Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. Field Hospital of the 32nd Mass. Infantry Marker
Inscription.  Behind this group of rocks, on the afternoon of July 2nd, 1863, Surgeon Z. Boylston Adams placed the Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 1st Div., 5th Army Corps. Established so near the line of battle, many of our wounded escaped capture or death by its timely aid.
 
Erected 1885 by Veteran Association of the Regiment.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 47.832′ N, 77° 14.695′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Marker is on Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located near the "Loop" on Stony Hill in Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 5th Michigan Infantry (here, next to this marker); 66th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); The Irish Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Third Brigade
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(a few steps from this marker); 57th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 52nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 28th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
The Boulder image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. The Boulder
Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jacob McCandles, October 9, 2011
3. Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry Marker
The 5th Michigan Infantry marker is on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,307 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 18, 2012.

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