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Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Camp Hamilton

 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 25, 2012
1. Camp Hamilton Marker
Inscription. In this vicinity was situated Camp Hamilton. A large camp of Union troops first occupied in May, 1861. A great military hospital, Hampton Hospital was here.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation and Development Department. (Marker Number WY-91.)
 
Location. 37° 1.424′ N, 76° 20.285′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Queen Street and College Place, on the right when traveling north on East Queen Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23669, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hampton Indian Program ( about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Church at Kecoughtan ( approx. 0.2 miles away); William Claiborne ( approx. 0.3 miles away); British Approach to Hampton / The War of 1812 ( approx. 0.3 miles away); The Hampton Carousel ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Eighteenth-Century Hampton ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Bunch of Grapes Tavern ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Seventeenth-Century Hampton ( approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Camp Hamilton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 25, 2012
2. Camp Hamilton Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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