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Point Lookout-Hammond Hospital

 
 
Point Lookout-Hammond Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, March 11, 2012
1. Point Lookout-Hammond Hospital Marker
Inscription.  This monument is dedicated to the memory of those soldiers, sailors, and hospital attendants from both North and South, who were here at Point Lookout from July 1862 to July 1865. This monument marks the general location of the Hammond Hospital
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1862.
 
Location. 38° 2.382′ N, 76° 19.324′ W. Marker is in Scotland, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Maryland Route 5. The marker is on the grounds of Point Lookout State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scotland MD 20687, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Wilkes Booth (here, next to this marker); Point Lookout State Park (here, next to this marker); A Crucial Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Let There Be Light (within shouting distance of this marker); Defense Strategies (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Lincoln (about 600 feet away); A Bustling Civil War Community (about 600 feet away); "Contraband" Camp (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scotland.
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Point Lookout-Hammond Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Pete Payette, June 19, 2017
2. Point Lookout-Hammond Hospital Marker
Monument is located within the median circle at the yellow stake.
Point Lookout-Hammond Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, March 11, 2012
3. Point Lookout-Hammond Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 660 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 14, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on June 26, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia.   3. submitted on October 14, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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