Confederate Hospital

Confederate Hospital (HMYJ2)

Location: Newton, MS 39345 Newton County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 19.178', W 89° 9.797'

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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.
HM NumberHMYJ2
Year Placed1966
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 296357 N 3577921
Decimal Degrees32.31963333, -89.16328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 19.178', W 89° 9.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 19' 10.68" N, 89° 9' 47.82" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 220-298 S Main St, Newton MS 39345, US
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