Site of Laurel's Civil War Hospital

Site of Laurel's Civil War Hospital (HM1HV1)

Location: Laurel, MD 20707 Prince George's County
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N 39° 6.335', W 76° 50.814'

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This building served as a Civil War hospital connected with the 109th NY. between January and November 1863.

Here hospital matron Sarah A. Palmer "Aunt Becky" and her nurses tended sick soldiers. Disease more than war affected local soldiers. As recounted in her book The Story of Aunt Becky's Army Life.:

"Our hospital building consisted of an old store, and a two story dwelling house....it took but a short time to settle ourselves, and be a home in Laurel Hospital....Death waited often at our door."

For more information visit www.laurelhistoricalsociety.org
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HM NumberHM1HV1
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Date Added Sunday, November 16th, 2014 at 9:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 340305 N 4330117
Decimal Degrees39.10558333, -76.84690000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.335', W 76° 50.814'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 20.1" N, 76° 50' 48.84" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301, 410
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 70-98 Avondale St, Laurel MD 20707, US
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