Chickamauga in Walker County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
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
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 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 •
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