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Enon in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Point of Rocks Hospital Ward

The Bermuda Hundred Campaign

 
 
Point of Rocks Hospital Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 28, 2017
1. Point of Rocks Hospital Ward Marker
Inscription. This photograph was taken from across the Appomattox River behind you.

The large hospital ward in the photograph once stood in this field in front of you.

This sign was sponsored by Douglas Waters, Carrollton, TX
 
Erected 2016 by Chesterfield County and the Blue & Gray Education Society.
 
Location. 37° 19.082′ N, 77° 20.221′ W. Marker is in Enon, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Enon Church Road (Virginia Route 746) and Point of Rocks Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located in Historic Point of Rocks Park (under development). Marker is at or near this postal address: 1005 Enon Church Rd, Chester VA 23836, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. African-Americans in the Confederate War Effort (here, next to this marker); United States Colored Troops in the Army of the James (a few steps from this marker); The Siege of Petersburg Begins (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Attacks on Petersburg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Lincoln at Point of Rocks
Point of Rocks Hospital Ward image. Click for full size.
2. Point of Rocks Hospital Ward
(about 400 feet away); Broadway Landing (about 400 feet away); Appomattox River Overlook (about 400 feet away); Nurses at Point of Rocks Hospital (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Enon.
 
Also see . . .  Bermuda Hundred Sign Campaign. Blue & Gray Education Society (Submitted on October 30, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
Point of Rocks Hospital Ward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 28, 2017
3. Point of Rocks Hospital Ward Marker
Point of Rocks, Appomattox River image. Click for full size.
By Andrew J. Russell, circa 1865
4. Point of Rocks, Appomattox River
Photograph showing the high rock cliff known as Point of Rocks projecting out into the channel of the Appomattox River. Federal hospital on bluff. Library of Congress [LC-DIG-ppmsca-11697]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on October 30, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   2. submitted on October 30, 2017.   3. submitted on October 30, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4. submitted on April 9, 2012.
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