Confederate Dead & Hospitals historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Confederate Dead & Hospitals historical marker
Creator:
Byron Hooks
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Newton County
Confederate cemeteries--Georgia--Covington
Hospitals--Confederate States of America
Location:
United States, Georgia, Newton County, Covington, 33.5967815, -83.8601827
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Confederate Cemetery, Conyers and Davis Sts., Covington
Text of marker: "CONFEDERATE DEAD & HOSPITALS. 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. 107-6 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1956"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_confederate-dead-hospitals
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_confederate-dead-hospitals
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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