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Jeffersonville in Clark County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Hospital

 
 
Civil War Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
1. Civil War Hospital Marker
Inscription. Site of Jefferson General Hospital, the third largest hospital in the United States during the Civil War. Under Dr. Middleton Goldsmith's command it served over 16, 000 patients.
 
Erected 1962 by Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission. (Marker Number 10.1962.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 16.943′ N, 85° 43.237′ W. Marker is in Jeffersonville, Indiana, in Clark County. Marker is on East Park Place east of Crestview Court, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the North/East lawn of the "Clark #40 Masonic Lodge" in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 East Park Place, Jeffersonville IN 47130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clark County All Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Water Filtration Experiments (approx. one mile away in Kentucky); Water Works Pumping Station (approx. 1.1 miles away in Kentucky); Louisville Water Works (approx. 1.1 miles away in Kentucky); Veterans Memorial
Obverse View - - Civil War Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
2. Obverse View - - Civil War Hospital Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Warder Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Heigold Facade (approx. 1.3 miles away in Kentucky); General LaFayette (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jeffersonville.
 
Also see . . .  Indiana Historical Bureau (IHB). The IHB is reviewing the text of this marker. The link is to their preliminary report. (Submitted on February 6, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
Wide View - - Civil War Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
3. Wide View - - Civil War Hospital Marker
The site is now owned and occupied by the "Clark #40 Masonic Lodge" of Jeffersonville, Indiana.
"Clark #40 Masonic Lodge" - - Jeffersonville, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
4. "Clark #40 Masonic Lodge" - - Jeffersonville, Indiana
Sign - - "Clark #40 Masonic Lodge" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
5. Sign - - "Clark #40 Masonic Lodge"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 30, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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