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History of Antietam National Cemetery (- Keedysville barn used as hospital)


Smith barn, Keedysville, used as a hospital. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



Keedysville, Md., vicinity. Smith's barn, used as a hospital after the battle of Antietam.

Title from Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 0136

John Nelson reports that Dr Otho Smith's farm was used for soldiers belonging to General William Henry French's division. Dr Anson Hurd of the 14th Indiana Volunteer Infantry also administered to soldiers on the Smith Farm. Dr Smith’s son filed a claim that the house, barn and outbuildings were used as a hospital from September 17 to October 11, 1862.




ID:
wcac307

Creator:
Alexander Gardner

Rights:
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-B8171-0589 DLC

Date:
1862

Collection Location:
Library of Congress

Subject:
Antietam National Cemetery; United States History, Civil War, 1861-1865, Registers of dead.

Coverage:
Washington County, Md; 1862-1869.

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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