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Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp Hamilton

 
 
Camp Hamilton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 25, 2012
1. Camp Hamilton Marker
Inscription.  In this vicinity was situated Camp Hamilton. A large camp of Union troops first occupied in May, 1861. A great military hospital, Hampton Hospital was here.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation and Development Department. (Marker Number WY-91.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1861.
 
Location. 37° 1.424′ N, 76° 20.285′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Queen Street and College Place, on the right when traveling north on East Queen Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hampton Indian Program (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Phenix Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Springe of Sweete Water" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Church at Kecoughton (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Wall (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Camp Hamilton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 25, 2012
2. Camp Hamilton Marker
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Samuel Chapman Armstrong (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Church at Kecoughtan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Church at Kecoughtan (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 29, 2022