United States Military Hospital
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 05.105 W 089° 09.782
16S E 307743 N 4106499
Quick Description: Nuns made a warehouse into a hospital during the Civil War.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 3/14/2008 5:58:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM3C97
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed
Views: 25

Long Description:

Marker Erected by: The Illinois State Historical Society.

Marker Text:

United States Military Hospital
The southern portion of the brick building at the Ohio Levee 150 yards east of here, was part of a large warehouse which was converted into a military hospital in 1861 and staffed during the Civil War by the Sisters of the Holy Cross. Following the Battle of Shiloh 2200 Union and Confederate wounded were patients here.

County: Pulaski.

Historical Society: The Illinois State Historical Society

Dedication Date: 1961.

Location: Main St. (IL-37) & Central Ave., Mound City.

Website: Not listed

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