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Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army.

 
 
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
1. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
Inscription.
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army.
Surgeon Glover Perin, U.S.A., Medical Director, Army of the Cumberland.
Assistant Surgeon Dallas Bache, U.S.A., Assistant Medical Director, Army of the Cumberland.
Surgeon F.H. Gross, U.S. Volunteers, Medical Director, 14th Army Corps.
Surgeon Jabez Perkins, 10th Kentucky Volunteers, Medical Director, 20th Army Corps.
Surgeon A. J. Phelps, U.S. Volunteers, Medical Director, 21st Army Corps.

The main hospital depot for the wounded of the Union Army was located in this vicinity during the battle of September 19th and 20th. The hospitals of the 1st and 3rd Divisions, 20th Corps, and the 2nd and 4th Divisions, 14th Corps, were established near this point, utilizing a large brick building and several outbuildings supplemented by tents. The hospitals of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Divisions of the 21st Corps were established near here on the Dry Valley Road on the 19th. By 8 o'clock on the evening of the 19th every place of shelter was filled. On the afternoon of the 20th when the right of the Union Army was driven back a great number of wounded were evacuated from these hospitals by ambulance and supply train wagons to Chattanooga via the Dry Valley Road. Fourteen medical officers of the 21st Corps, eleven medical officers of the 20th Corps, and a number of
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
2. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
View of the historical marker (near left) on the front grounds of the Gordon-Lee Mansion.
medical officers of the 14th Corps with rations and medical supplies remained here to care for the non-transportable wounded and the wounded left on the field. These surgeons and wounded fell into the hands of the enemy.
 
Erected 1890 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-462.)
 
Location. 34° 52.244′ N, 85° 17.593′ W. Marker is in Chickamauga, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Cove Road (Georgia Route 341) south of Gordon Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in the downtown area, on the front grounds of the Gordon-Lee Mansion, just beyond the low front stone wall fence. Marker is in this post office area: Chickamauga GA 30707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Field Headquarters Army of the Cumberland (here, next to this marker); The Real Rock of Chickamauga (a few steps from this marker); 26th Tennessee Infantry / 1st Georgia Infantry Memorial (a few steps from this marker); American Indian Occupation of the Area (a few steps from this marker); Wheeler's Cavalry Corps (within
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
3. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
View of the historical marker (near left), on the grounds of the Gordon-Lee Mansion, looking north along the sidewalk on the west side of Cove Road.
shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Confederate Georgia Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawfish Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); North and South Reunited (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chickamauga.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
4. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
View of the historical marker (near left), across the front grounds of the Gordon-Lee Mansion, looking north along the Cove Road.
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
5. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
View, looking directly across the street, of the historical marker (far left), on the grounds of the Gordon-Lee Mansion.
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
6. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
View of the historical marker, with a view of the grounds of the Gordon-Lee Mansion in the background.
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
7. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
A distant view of the Gordon-Lee Mansion, at the end of a drive-way going through the property grounds. This was the site of the Federal Hospitals.
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
8. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
View from the Gordon-Lee Mansion's front porch, of the drive-way going through the property grounds. This was the site of the Federal Field Hospitals.
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
9. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
View of the Gordon-Lee Mansion and one of its outbuildings on the property grounds. This was the site of the Federal Hospitals.
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
10. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
View of a nearby marker with no text, situated on the front grounds of the Gordon-Lee Mansion, that displays an artist's impression of what the Gordon-Lee Mansion looked like when occupied by the Federal Hospitals.
Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
11. Hospitals, Right Wing, Union Army. Marker
View, taken from a nearby marker, of an artists impression of what the Gordon-Lee Mansion looked like while occupied by the Federal Hospitals
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on October 1, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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