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Civil War Hospital 1864-66

Location: 301 Park Place at Crestview, northeast lawn, Holt Masonic Orphan's Home, Port Fulton neighborhood, Jeffersonville. (Clark County, Indiana)

Erected by the Indiana Civil War Centennial Commission, 1962

Reviewed: 19 July 2011.  Read the Review.  Learn more about our Accuracy of Marker Texts Policy.

ID# : 10.1962.1

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Site of Jefferson General Hospital, the third largest hospital in the United States during the Civil War. Under Dr. Middleton Goldsmith's command it served over 16, 000 patients.

Keywords

Science, Medicine, and Inventions, Military