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Barnesville in Lamar County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Hospitals

 
 
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By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
1. Confederate Hospitals Marker
Inscription. In July 1864 the following hospitals were in Barnesville:

Kingsville Hospital, Surgeon B. N. Avent.

Kingston Hospital, Surgeon George W. McDade, Asst. Surgeon V.S. Hopping. This hospital was moved from Kingston, Georgia.

Medical College Hospital, Surgeon W. P. Westmoreland (also in charge at Milner). This hospital moved from Atlanta.

Flewellen Hospital, Surgeon Miles H. Nash. The hospital was named for Surgeon Edward A. Flewellen who lived at The Rock and is buried at Thomaston.

Erwin Hospital, Surgeons Joseph A. Groves and B. N. Avent.
 
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 085-9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 3.234′ N, 84° 9.329′ W. Marker is in Barnesville, Georgia, in Lamar County. Marker is at the intersection of Mill Street (Georgia Route 36) and Market Street, in the median on Mill Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Barnesville GA 30204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lamar County
Confederate Hospitals Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 8, 2009
2. Confederate Hospitals Marker
Looking north on Georgia Highway 36 in downtown Barnesville
(about 500 feet away); Barnesville Blues (about 500 feet away); Roosevelt’s Barnesville Speech (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gordon Military College (approx. half a mile away); A&M - G.I.C. (approx. half a mile away); Federals at Barnesville (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gachet Home (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnesville.
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,129 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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