Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Civil War Hospital

Marker ID:  2
Location: at 47 Union Ave, west of Front Street in Memphis, TN.
County: Shelby
Coordinates: N 35° 08.613    W 090° 03.312
  35.14355    -90.0552
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMT5PQ


Civil War Hospital

The Woolen Building was built with brick made on site in the 1840s. Federal troops later used its basement as a hospital during the Civil War. It is the oldest commercial building in Memphis.

Center City Commission 2003


This is one of a series of small plaques mounted in the sidewalks of Memphis.