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Cony U.S. Hospital / Hôpital Militaire Cony

Augusta, Maine – The Civil War

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Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2021
1. Cony U.S. Hospital / Hôpital Militaire Cony Marker
Inscription.  
At the request of Maine's Governor, the Federal Government established a military hospital at Camp E.D. Keyes. In operation from June 1, 1864, to November 30, 1865, the hospital was a self-contained complex equipped with operating rooms, offices, patient wards, quarters for female nurses, storehouses, a guardhouse, and a house for the dead. Of the 3,764 soldiers treated there, 2,024 returned to duty, 1,116 were discharged, and 86 died. Many of the dead were buried in Mount Hope Cemetery on Winthrop Street in the U.S. Soldiers' Lot. The largest number of patients at any one time was 1,152. Of the soldiers treated at the hospital, 2,000 served in the Army of the Potomac and suffered on the battlefields of Virginia.

A la demande du Gouverneur du Maine, le Gouvernement Fédéral établit un hôpital militaire au Camp E.D. Keyes. En service du 1er juin 1864 au 30 novembre 1865, l'hôpital est un complexe autonome équipé de salles d'opération, de bureaux, de salles de malades, de logements d'infirmières, d'entrepôts, d'une salle de garde et d'une morgue. Parmi les 3764 soldats accueillis, 2024 retournent
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sous les drapeaux, 1116 song démobilisés, et 86 décèdent. De nombreaux morts song enterrés dans le cimetière de Mount Hope rue Winthrop, dans la parcelle réservée aux soldats américains. Le maximum de blessés accueillis en même temps est de 1152. Parmi les soldats reçus à l'hôpital, 2000 ont servi dans l'Armée du Potomac et ont été blessés dans les champs de bataille de Virginie.
 
Erected by The Museum in the Streets®. (Marker Number 13.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesHorticulture & ForestryWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1864.
 
Location. 44° 19.047′ N, 69° 47.407′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Maine, in Kennebec County. Marker is at the intersection of Winthrop Street and Blaine Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Winthrop Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 194 Winthrop St, Augusta ME 04330, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Augusta, Maine – The Civil War (here, next to this marker); 103rd Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Maine's Voice Against Slavery / Le Maine Proteste Contre l'Esclavage (approx. 0.3 miles away); The American Rembrandt's Augusta Home / Maison du Rembrandt d'Augusta (approx.
Cony U.S. Hospital / Hôpital Militaire Cony Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2021
2. Cony U.S. Hospital / Hôpital Militaire Cony Marker
0.6 miles away); Augusta Mourns Lincoln / Augusta Pleur Lincoln (approx. 0.6 miles away); Melville Weston Fuller (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War II and Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Augusta's Vietnam War Dead Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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