Chimborazo Hospital

Chimborazo Hospital (HMAGJ)

Location: Richmond, VA 23223
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 31.662', W 77° 24.744'

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In this park Dr. James B. McCaw developed for the Confederate States of America a military hospital which was then the largest in human history. It received 17,000 wounded, served more than 76,000 patients, and had a mortality of less than 10%. Dr. McCaw was its commandant and medical director, Mrs. John Minge its chief matron.

Erected by Lee Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy. Richmond, Virginia, June 3, 1953
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Year Placed1953
Placed ByUnited Daughters of the Confederacy
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 2:50am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 286830 N 4156149
Decimal Degrees37.52770000, -77.41240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.662', W 77° 24.744'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 39.72" N, 77° 24' 44.64" W
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Area Code(s)757, 804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3201 E Broad St, Richmond VA 23223, US
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