Confederate Dead & Hospitals

Confederate Dead & Hospitals (HMXDI)

Location: Covington, GA 30014 Newton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 35.568', W 83° 51.36'

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Here sleep 67 known and 8 unknown Confederate heroes, men who died of disease and wounds in the several Confederate hospitals located here. Many of those who died were reburied elsewhere.

In 1862, 1863, 1864, the Hill, Hood, Lumpkin, and Receiving Hospitals were located in Covington. Thirty new hospital buildings, not yet occupied, were destroyed in Garrard's Raid, July 22- 24, 1864, as was other valuable hospital equipment. Hospitals were under the immediate supervision of Samuel H. Stout, Medical Director Confederate Army of Tennessee. More than 20,000 Confederates were treated in them.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number107-6
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 5:42pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 234959 N 3720664
Decimal Degrees33.59280000, -83.85600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 35.568', W 83° 51.36'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 35' 34.08" N, 83° 51' 21.60" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2226 East St SE, Covington GA 30014, US
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