Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Church Home and Hospital
“I am a Massachusetts woman”
Tyler found two soldiers dead and four wounded. Using a covered furniture wagon so the secessionist crowd could not see the soldiers, she brought the two most seriously injured here. After surgeons treated them, Tyler tended to them herself. In a month they had recovered enough to return to Massachusetts, where the legislature passed a resolution of appreciation for
Later, Tyler helped establish a hospital in the National Hotel near Camden Station but was asked to leave when she insisted that Confederate and Union wounded receive the same care. She then served at the U.S. General Hospital in Chester, Pennsylvania, and organized nurses at a hospital at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 17.595′ N, 76° 35.636′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Broadway 0.1 miles from Fayette Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Wildey Monument (here, next to this marker); Site of Poe’s Death (a few steps from this marker); Ferdinand Clairborne Latrobe (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Notre Dame Convent (approx. 0.3 miles away); The General’s Highway (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Dunbar High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); On to Yorktown (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Military • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil • Women •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 6,618 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.