Gainesboro in Jackson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Confederate Field Hospital
First National Confederate Flag • Confederate Hospital Flag
In January, 1862, after the Battle of Mill Springs, KY all the homes in Gainesboro were used as hospitals. The Gaines House is the oldest house in Gainesboro and is the only house still standing that was used as a hospital.
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PO Box 462
Gainesboro, TN 38562
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Location. 36° 21.392′ N, 85° 39.437′ W. Marker is in Gainesboro, Tennessee, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of North Murray Street and Dixie Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Murray Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 N Murray St, Gainesboro TN 38562, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alvan Cullen Gillem (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cumberland River Campaign (approx. 1.7 miles away); Granville, Tennessee (approx. 9.7 miles away); Civil War in Granville John Hunt Morgan (approx. 10.7 miles away); Butler's Landing / Bailey Butler (approx. 10.8 miles away); Walton Road - Old Burnt Stand (approx. 15 miles away); Dixie College (approx. 15.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesboro.
Categories. • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2018, by Karen Emerson-McPeak of Triune, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 2, 2018, by Karen Emerson-McPeak of Triune, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.