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NH 85813 U.S. General Hospital, Mound City, Illinois

Photo #: NH 85813  U.S. General Hospital, Mound City, Illinois
Title: U.S. General Hospital, Mound City, Illinois
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Description: Main building of the hospital, a converted warehouse, while Dr. Horace Warnder was Surgeon in Charge during the Civil War, as sketched by William Groth. This hospital was staffed by the Nursing Sisters of the Holy Cross, St. Mary's Convent, South Bend, Indiana. It also served as staffing base for the Navy hospital ship USS Red Rover. In 1963, this building was a warehouse of the Cairo River & Rail Co. Courtesy of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, 1965. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 85813
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