Field Hospitals - Fifth Corps

Field Hospitals - Fifth Corps (HMBR0)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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N 39° 46.962', W 77° 12.12'

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Medical Department

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Medical Department
Field Hospitals
Fifth Corps

The Division Field Hospitals of the Fifth Corps were established July 2nd at the Weikert House and other houses near Little Round Top and along the Taneytown Road. During the night they were removed across Rock Creek and located as follows: 1st Division south of White Run on the Fiscel Farm. 2nd Division 100 rods south of White Run near the Clapsaddle House. 3rd Division one half mile west of Two Taverns and near the Pike. These Hospitals cared for 1400 wounded and remained in operation until August 2nd 1863.

Medical Director 5th Corps Surgeon John J. Milhau U.S. Army
1st Division Surgeon Edward Shippen U.S. Volunteers
2nd Division Assistant Surgeon Clinton Wagner U.S. Army
3rd Division Surgeon Louis W. Read U.S. Volunteers
Medical Officer in charge of the Corps Hospitals Surgeon A.M. Clark U.S. Volunteers.
HM NumberHMBR0
Year Placed1914
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 10:42am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 311434 N 4405958
Decimal Degrees39.78270000, -77.20200000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 46.962', W 77° 12.12'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 46' 57.72" N, 77° 12' 7.20" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 810 Goulden Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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