Cuthbert in Randolph County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Named for General John B. Hood of Texas who commanded The Army of Tennessee in the campaign around Atlanta, July 1864 - January 1865.
Andrew Female College proffered her buildings and grounds to the Confederate Government for hospital use during the years 1863-65.
Receiving within her walls the sick and dying soldiers brought to Cuthbert from Georgia battle fields.
To justly honor this noble period in the history of the college this marker is placed here by the Rotary Club of Cuthbert.
Erected by the Rotary Club of Cuthbert.
Location. 31° 46.316′ N, 84° 47.688′ W. Marker is in Cuthbert, Georgia, in Randolph County. Marker is on College Street (U.S. 82) west of McDonald Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of Andrew College. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 College Street, Cuthbert GA 39840, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew College (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Dead and Hospitals (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Carnegie Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Shady Grove (approx. ¼ mile away); Frederick Davis Patterson, M.D. / Patterson Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mother of Georgia's Pecan Industry (approx. 0.3 miles away); The City of Cuthbert and Early Randolph County (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Second Creek War in Randolph County (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuthbert.
Regarding Hood Hospital. Hood Hospital was one of three hospitals in Cuthbert. Despite its sole building being used as a hospital, classes continued on a limited basis, and female students assisted the wounded with tasks like reading and writing letters.
Categories. • Education • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 68 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4. submitted on May 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.