Confederate Hospital & CemeteryIn 1862, the spa at Huguenot Springs Hotel became a convalescent hospital for Confederate soldiers. Trains brought patients from Richmond hospitals to Robious Station on the Richmond and Danville Railroad, where they were transferred to wagons for transportation here. Local women served as nurses and treated the men to roast chicken and homemade jellies. Ministers tended to the men's spiritual needs. After the war, Harvey Hatcher, a Baptist army evangelist, wrote that, "In May, 1863, 1 went to the Huguenot Springs (convalescent) Hospital ? and aided the chaplain, Geo. W Hyde, for three weeks in a series of meetings. About thirty men professed faith in Christ. I baptized some seven or eight. Rev. D.B. Winfree of Chesterfield preached five times in the meeting. In June 1864, by the request of brother Hyde, I aided him again at the same place for two weeks. Our meeting was suddenly closed by a large number of men coming to the hospital and occupying the chapel. About twenty professed to have a hope in the Gospel. Hyde baptized six or eight while I was there and some after I left."
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 261158 N 4160366|
|Decimal Degrees||37.55938333, -77.70401667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 33.563', W 77° 42.241'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 33' 33.78" N, 77° 42' 14.46" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 919-987 State Rte 640, Midlothian VA 23113, US|
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