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Newnan in Coweta County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Hospitals

 
 
Confederate Hospitals Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dianne Wood, September 19, 2003
1. Confederate Hospitals Marker
Inscription. In Newnan between 1862 and 1865 were seven Confederate hospitals Bragg, Buckner, "College Temple", "Coweta House," Foard, Gamble and Pinson's Springs. More than 10,000 Confederate sick and wounded and about 200 Federal soldiers wounded in the Battle of Brown's Mill were cared for in these hospitals and in private homes. The hospitals were directed and supervised by Samuel H. Stout, Army Medical Director Department of Tennessee. Loyal men and women of the county rendered valuable aid.
 
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 038-3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 22.483′ N, 84° 47.985′ W. Marker is in Newnan, Georgia, in Coweta County. Marker is at the intersection of East Court Square (U.S. 29) and Broad Street, on the left when traveling north on East Court Square. Touch for map. Located at the original Coweta County Courthouse (now the Coweta County Probate Court). Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 East Court Square, Newnan GA 30263, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coweta County Confederate Monument (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Brown's Mill
Confederate Hospitals Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Richardson, April 27, 2008
2. Confederate Hospitals Marker
The Coweta County Courthouse is in the background. The Confederate Hospitals Marker is to the far right.
(a few steps from this marker); In Memory of General Daniel Newnan (a few steps from this marker); Coweta County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Coweta County (a few steps from this marker); Governor William Yates Atkinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor Ellis Gibbs Arnall (within shouting distance of this marker); William Thomas Overby (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newnan.
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Hospitals Marker (moved location at far right) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2016
3. Confederate Hospitals Marker (moved location at far right)
Refurbished Confederate Hospitals Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2016
4. Refurbished Confederate Hospitals Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2008, by Dianne Wood of Newnan, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,841 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 19, 2008, by Dianne Wood of Newnan, Georgia.   2. submitted on August 19, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on May 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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