Historic Markers Across Georgia



Confederate Hospitals



Marker ID: GHM 038-3
Location: Courthouse in Newnan
County: Coweta
Coordinates: N 33° 22.491    W 084° 47.983
  33.37485    -84.79971
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2VBR
Confederate Hospitals Marker  



Text:

In Newnan between 1862 and 1865 were seven Confederate hospitals -- Bragg, Buckner, ´College Temple,´ ´Coweta House,´ Foard, Gamble and Pinson´s Springs. More than 10,000 Confederate sick and wounded and about 200 Federal soldiers wounded in the Battle at Brown´s Mill were cared for in these hospitals and in private homes. The hospitals were directed and supervised by Samuel H. Stout, Army Medical Director Department of Tennessee. Loyal men and women of the county rendered valuable aid.

GHM 038-3 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1955



 

 

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