Catoosa Springs Confederate Hospitals

Catoosa Springs Confederate Hospitals (HM8TL)

Location: Ringgold, GA 30736 Catoosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 54.825', W 85° 3.308'

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In 1862-1863 several Confederate hospitals were located here. The sick and wounded Confederate soldiers drank of the health-giving waters of the several mineral springs in this area. Drinking this mineral water and bathing in it enable many sick soldiers to return to duty. Early in October 1863 these hospitals were abandoned to prevent capture by Federal forces. A skirmish took place here May 3, 1864. Part of the 4th Army Corps [US], under General Howard camped here May 4th, 5th, and 6th, 1864.
HM NumberHM8TL
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number023-13
Year Placed1987
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 6:19am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 677670 N 3865204
Decimal Degrees34.91375000, -85.05513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 54.825', W 85° 3.308'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 54' 49.50" N, 85° 3' 18.48" W
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Area Code(s)706, 423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 717 Glenn Hefner Ln, Ringgold GA 30736, US
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