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Site of Wayside Hospital

 
 
Site of Wayside Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Site of Wayside Hospital Marker
Inscription. Established March 10, 1862 by a group of Columbia women to care for sick and wounded Confederate soldiers. Supported by voluntary contributions. About 75,000 men were cared for before the hospital was closed February 15, 1865. "From this little nucleus spread the grand system of wayside hospitals."
 
Erected 1938 by The Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936. (Marker Number 40-35.)
 
Location. 33° 59.944′ N, 81° 2.438′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Gervais Street (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located between Wayne and Gadsden Street. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gadsden Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Street (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seaboard Air Line Passenger Station (about 600 feet away); R.L. Bryan Co. Warehouse (about 600 feet away); Seaboard Air-Line Railway Station #1 (about 700 feet away); Joseph D. Sapp Memorial Bridge
Site of Wayside Hospital Marker seen along Gervais Street (US 1) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 28, 2010
2. Site of Wayside Hospital Marker seen along Gervais Street (US 1)
(about 700 feet away); 9 -11 / First Responders (about 700 feet away); Seaboard Air-Line Railway Station #2 (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  — Sarah Garrod describes the history of "wayside hosptials" in Columbia, S.C. during the Civil. (Submitted on April 15, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 852 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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