Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Field Hospitals - Cavalry Corps
— Army of the Potomac —
The Hospitals of the First Division Cavalry Corps were located June 30th in this church and other nearby buildings and fell into the hands of the Confederates on the evening of July 1st. The wounded of the Cavalry Commands were later cared for here and in the Hospitals of the Infantry Divisions.
Medical Director Cavalry Corps Surgeon Geo. L. Pancoast U.S. Volunteers
1st Division Surgeon Abner Hard 8th Illinois Cavalry
2nd Division Surgeon W. W. L. Phillips 1st N.J. Cavalry
3rd Division Surgeon Henry Capeheart 1st West Virginia Cavalry
Medical Officer in charge of the Corps Hospitals Surgeon W.H. Rulison 9th New York Cavalry.
Erected 1914 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 30, 1775.
Location. 39° 49.706′ N, 77° 13.859′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltimore Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 Baltimore Street, 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. Presidents Attended Service Here (here, next to this marker); Temples of Mercy (a few steps from this marker); The Memorial Church of the Prince of Peace (a few steps from this marker); Gettysburg Address Memorial and Abraham Lincoln Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); "uncertainty and dread" (within shouting distance of this marker); 223 Baltimore Street (within shouting distance of this marker); “ . . . I Am Going To Die” (within shouting distance of this marker); John L. Burns (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
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