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Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

U.S. Marine Hospital

 
 
U.S. Marine Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, October 27, 2013
1. U.S. Marine Hospital Marker
Inscription. Established, 1853, for care of ill or disabled merchant seamen. Three-story brick building on this site was used as hospital until 1873 and demolished in 1892.
 
Erected 1954 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 20.378′ N, 90° 53.272′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Speed Steet and Pearl Street, on the left when traveling west on Speed Steet. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 504 Speed Street, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lum Home (approx. mile away); Alpha Kappa Alpha National Presidents (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frank Crump, Jr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marcus Bottom (approx. 0.6 miles away); Willie Dixon (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Making of a City (approx. 0.8 miles away); Prehistoric Settlement in Warren County (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Blue Room (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkScience & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
U.S. Marine Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, October 27, 2013
2. U.S. Marine Hospital Marker
The building seen in this photo is not the hospital structure that the marker commemorates.
The Marine Hospital, Vicksburg (1863) image. Click for full size.
By Fred. B. Schell, August 15, 1863
3. The Marine Hospital, Vicksburg (1863)
As printed in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, August 15, 1863, 336.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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