Confederate Hospital - Newton, MS
Posted by: lovorn
N 32° 19.178 W 089° 09.797
16S E 296357 N 3577921
Quick Description: A Mississippi History Marker in Newton, MS
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 12/26/2011 12:07:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMDCTY
In 1863, Willis R Norman received a Confederate Government contract to construct a hospital in Newton. The hospital complex, which is said to have consisted of 7 hospital and commissary buildings, was built on this site. Approximately 1,000 Confederate soldiers were treated here; of this number about 100 died.
Date Installed:: 1996/1/1
Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Department of Archives and History
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