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Antietam Hospital - ("Interior Ward I - Antietam Hospital. Lady on left, Miss Hall.")


Antietam / Smoketown hospital Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



"Combine 80 tents, an oak grove, and two dilapidated cabins, and you have the Smoketown Hospital, perhaps the most well known of all the Antietam hospitals and the longest-lasting."
...John Nelson, As the grain falls

Our great feature is the assistance of Miss Hall... she has two large tents under her charge, and two good cooks to assist her... The number of patients now in the hospital is one hundred and ninety-eight. This number will be increased, with patients from other hospitals, in a few days to about three hundred.
...Lem Gentry, an Indiana newspaper correspondent, quoted by John Nelson.




ID:
wcac314

Creator:
unknown

Rights:
Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester Medical Center

Notes:
From the William Smith Ely collection at Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr Ely served in the Antietam Hospital at Smoketown from 1862 to 1863.

Date:
1862

Collection Location:
Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester

Original Size:
23 x 14 cms

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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