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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Field Hospitals - Twelfth Corps

Medical Department

 

— Army of the Potomac —

 
Field Hospitals - Twelfth Corps Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. Field Hospitals - Twelfth Corps Tablet
Inscription.  
Army of the Potomac
Medical Department
Field Hospitals
Twelfth Corps

The Division Field Hospitals of the Twelfth Corps were located July 2nd at the Bushman House one hundred and sixty yards east. These hospitals cared for about 1200 wounded and were in operation until about August 5th, 1863.

Medical Director 12th Corps Surgeon John McNulty U.S. Volunteers
1st Division Surgeon Artemus Chapel U.S. Volunteers
2nd Division Surgeon John E. Herbst U.S. Volunteers
Medical Officer in charge of 12th Corps Hospitals
Surgeon H. Ernest Goodman, 28th Penna. Infantry.
 
Erected 1914 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 47.446′ N, 77° 12.893′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hospital Road, on the right when traveling north. Located at a lane leading to the George Bushman Farm, south of Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map
Entrance to the Bushman Farm image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Entrance to the Bushman Farm
The War Department tablet stands next to a sign erected by the Historic Gettysburg-Adams County Society.
. 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. George Bushman Farm (here, next to this marker); Field Hospitals - Second Corps (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Field Hospitals at Gettysburg (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named U.S. Field Hospitals at Gettysburg (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named U.S. Field Hospitals at Gettysburg (approx. 0.7 miles away); Field Hospitals - Eleventh Corps (approx. ¾ mile away); Armistead and Hancock (approx. ¾ mile away); George Spangler Farm (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
George Bushman Farm image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
3. George Bushman Farm
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,036 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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