Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
A Civil War Hospital Center
To the left you’ll find the location of the tobacco warehouses and Lynchburg’s other buildings which were converted for hospital use. Additional private homes, used as temporary hospitals, brought the total number of hospitals to over thirty.
Location. 37° 24.928′ N, 79° 9.419′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Taylor Street and 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The Confederate Section (here, next to this marker); Lucy Mina Otey and the Ladie’s Relief Hospital (here, next to this marker); Lynchburg’s Confederate Surgeons (here, next to this marker); Silas Green (here, next to this marker); Crippled Corps and V.M.I. Cadets Form Inner Defenses in Old City Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Professor Frank Trigg (within shouting distance of this marker); Court Street Baptist Church Tragedy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carl Porter Cato Rose Collection (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
Also see . . . Old City Cemetery. The oldest public cemetery in Virginia still in use today - central Virginia's most unique public garden (Submitted on May 28, 2014.)
Categories. • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 566 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.