Civil War Camp and HospitalDuring the Civil War Patterson Park served as a U.S. Army camp, one of several established as part of the Federal occupation of Baltimore. In 1861 the 10th Maine Infantry Regiment occupied Camp Washburn (named for Maine Gov. Israel Washburn) in the southern part of the park. Soon the camp was expanded and renamed Camp Patterson. In 1862, U.S. Army General Hospital Patterson Park was established here as Baltimore became a hospital town, with similar facilities filling other city parks and open spaces. After the war, when the camp and hospital were demolished, Patterson Park was redesigned and reconstructed over several years.
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|Placed By||Maryland Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 2:20am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 363413 N 4350178|
|Decimal Degrees||39.29021667, -76.58381667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 17.413', W 76° 35.029'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 17' 24.78" N, 76° 35' 1.74" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-199 S Patterson Park Ave, Baltimore MD 21224, US|
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