Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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A 320 bed pavilion-style hospital, designated as the United States General Hospital at Cleveland, occupied 3.76 acres on the southeast corner of W 5th Street and Jefferson Avenue. The hospital opened in December 1862; a total of 3,028 soldiers received care for gun shot wounds, illnesses, and diseases before it closed in July 1865, after the end of the Civil War. Some of the 91 deceased patients lie buried in the federally
Erected 2003 by the Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the Scotts Company - Founded by a Civil War Veteran, the Early Settlers Association of the Western Reserve, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 74-70.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 29.065′ N, 81° 41.254′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is at the intersection of University Road and West 10th Street, on the right when traveling east on University Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44113, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erie Street Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Unknown Early Settlers (approx. 0.9 miles away); Chief Joc-O-Sot (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Memory of Those Whose Bodies Were Moved From Ontario Street Cemetry to Erie Street Cemetery (approx. one mile away); John W. Heisman Birth Site Alexis de Tocqueville (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); John D. Rockefeller, 1839-1937 / The Standard Oil Company (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,250 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 16, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.