Site of Wayside Hospital

Site of Wayside Hospital (HMJVN)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 59.944', W 81° 2.438'

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Established March 10, 1862 by a group of Columbia women to care for sick and wounded Confederate soldiers. Supported by voluntary contributions. About 75,000 men were cared for before the hospital was closed February 15, 1865. "From this little nucleus spread the grand system of wayside hospitals."
Marker Number40-35
Year Placed1938
Placed ByThe Columbia Sesquicentennial Commission of 1936
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 496247 N 3762053
Decimal Degrees33.99906667, -81.04063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.944', W 81° 2.438'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 56.64" N, 81° 2' 26.28" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 714-798 Gervais St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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