1833-1916Sally 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.
|Marker Number||N 84|
|Placed By||Department of Conservation Historic Reources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:43am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 383061 N 4143809|
|Decimal Degrees||37.43373333, -76.32178333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 26.024', W 76° 19.307'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 26' 1.44" N, 76° 19' 18.42" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 17-29 State Rte 611, Mathews VA 23109, US|
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