Field Hospitals - First Corps

Field Hospitals - First Corps (HMBR1)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 47.51', W 77° 11.514'

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Medical Department

— Army of the Potomac —

Army of the Potomac
Medical Department
Field Hospitals
First Corps

The Division Field Hospitals of the First Corps were located July 1st at the Lutheran Theological Seminary, the Penna. College, the Courthouse, and other churches and buildings in Gettysburg. When these fell into the hands of the Confederates the chief medical officers remained with the wounded.

July 2nd Hospitals were established near White Church on the Baltimore Pike. These Hospitals cared for 2379 wounded.

Medical Director 1st Corps Surgeon J.T. Heard U.S. Volunteers
1st Division Surgeon G.W. New 7th Indiana Infantry
2nd Division Surgeon C.J. Nordquist 83rd N.Y. Infantry
3rd Division Surgeon W.T. Humphrey 149th Penna. Infantry
Medical Officer in charge of the Corps Hospitals Surgeon A.J. Ward 2nd Wisconsin Infantry.
HM NumberHMBR1
Year Placed1914
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 1:29am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 312324 N 4406951
Decimal Degrees39.79183333, -77.19190000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.51', W 77° 11.514'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 30.60" N, 77° 11' 30.84" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-8 White Church Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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