Captain Sally L. Tompkins, C.S.A.

Captain Sally L. Tompkins, C.S.A. (HMK42)

Location: Mathews, VA 23109 Mathews County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 26.024', W 76° 19.307'

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Sally Tompkins, born at Poplar Grove 3 miles south of here, was the only woman granted a commission in the Army of the Confederacy. "Captain Sally" founded and directed Robertson Hospital in Richmond where over 1300 Confederate soldiers were cared for between 1861 and 1865. Her grave and monument are located in Christ Church Cemetery on Williams Wharf Road two miles to the south.
HM NumberHMK42
Marker NumberN 84
Year Placed1987
Placed ByDepartment of Conservation Historic Reources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:43am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 383061 N 4143809
Decimal Degrees37.43373333, -76.32178333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 26.024', W 76° 19.307'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 26' 1.44" N, 76° 19' 18.42" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17-29 State Rte 611, Mathews VA 23109, US
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