Field Hospitals - Cavalry Corps

Field Hospitals - Cavalry Corps (HMBR3)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 49.706', W 77° 13.859'

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Medical Department

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Medical Department
Field Hospitals
Cavalry Corps

The Hospitals of the First Division Cavalry Corps were located June 30th in this church and other nearby buildings and fell into the hands of the Confederates on the evening of July 1st. The wounded of the Cavalry Commands were later cared for here and in the Hospitals of the Infantry Divisions.

Medical Director Cavalry Corps Surgeon Geo. L. Pancoast U.S. Volunteers
1st Division Surgeon Abner Hard 8th Illinois Cavalry
2nd Division Surgeon W. W. L. Phillips 1st N.J. Cavalry
3rd Division Surgeon Henry Capeheart 1st West Virginia Cavalry
Medical Officer in charge of the Corps Hospitals Surgeon W.H. Rulison 9th New York Cavalry.
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HM NumberHMBR3
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Year Placed1914
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 10:45am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309079 N 4411096
Decimal Degrees39.82843333, -77.23098333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.706', W 77° 13.859'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 42.36" N, 77° 13' 51.54" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 208 Baltimore St, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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