Sisters of the Holy Cross

Sisters of the Holy Cross (HMF0)

Location: Granger, IN 46530 St Joseph County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 42.458', W 86° 10.337'

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Civil War Nurses

1861-1865. In response to Governor Morton's call of October 1861, eighty Sisters of the Holy Cross under the leadership of Mother Angela served as military nurses. The Sisters became the forerunners of the Navy Nurse Corps in 1862 when they boarded the Red Rover, the Navy's first hospital ship.
HM NumberHMF0
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number71.1965.1
Year Placed1965
Placed ByIndiana Civil War Centennial Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 5:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 568862 N 4617646
Decimal Degrees41.70763333, -86.17228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 42.458', W 86° 10.337'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 42' 27.48" N, 86° 10' 20.22" W
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Area Code(s)574
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5125 Holy Cross Pkwy, Granger IN 46530, US
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