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Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital

 
 
Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2020
1. Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital Marker
Inscription.  One of largest and most complete Union Army hospitals during the Civil War, from 1862 to 1865. With 4,500 beds in one-story buildings and hundreds of tents, it occupied over 16 acres north of here. Named for Gen. Richard Satterlee, Union Army Medical Purveyor.
 
Erected 2003 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 39° 56.959′ N, 75° 12.629′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Baltimore Avenue (U.S. 13) 0.1 miles west of South 43rd Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4335 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia PA 19104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gettysburg Stone (a few steps from this marker); Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herman Herzog (approx. ¼ mile away); Paul Philippe Cret
Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 20, 2020
2. Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Woodlands (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ruth Plumly Thompson (approx. 0.4 miles away); 4728 Baltimore Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Woodlands-Historic Mansion, Cemetery and Landscape (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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