Field Hospitals - Third Corps

Field Hospitals - Third Corps (HMBQX)

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

N 39° 46.95', W 77° 12.242'

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Medical Department

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Medical Department
Field Hospitals
Third Corps

The Division Field Hospitals of the Third Corps were located July 2nd in houses and barns along the Taneytown Road from the Schoolhouse Road to the Mill Road. During the night they were removed to the south side of White Run three hundred yards from its junction with Rock Creek. These Hospitals cared for more than 2500 wounded. They were closed about August 6th 1863.

Medical Director 3rd Corps Surgeon Thomas Sim U.S. Volunteers
1st Division Surgeon J.W. Lyman 57th Pennsylvania Infantry
2nd Division Assistant Surgeon J.T. Calhoun U.S. Army
Medical Officer in charge of the Corps Hospitals Surgeon Thaddeus Hildreth 3rd Maine Infantry.
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HM NumberHMBQX
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Year Placed1914
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 8:39am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 311260 N 4405940
Decimal Degrees39.78250000, -77.20403333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.95', W 77° 12.242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 57.00" N, 77° 12' 14.52" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 642-810 Goulden Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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