Satterlee General Hospital Marker 1915
* References to Isaac Israel Hayes
Richard Sherwood Satterlee
* The plaque references Richard Smith Satterlee. But the correct name appears to be Richard Sherwood Satterlee.
This stone from the battle-field of Gettysburg is placed by
citizens of the neighborhood in the year 1915 to mark the
nearby site of the West Philadelphia General Hostpital of
the United States Army-later designated the Satterlee
General Hospital in honor of Brigadier-General Richard Smith
Satterlee, U.S.A. A noted surgeon - and also to commemorate
the services of the patriotic men and women who as volunteer
physicians, nurses and co-workers under General Isaac
I. Hayes, Surgeon in Chief, here ministered from June 9, 1862
to August 3, 1865 to more than twenty thousand sick and wounded
soldiers of the Civil War.
* North side of Clark Park.
South side of Baltimore Avenue, West of 43rd.
* 39.949300,-75.210330 [map]
* Exhibits: War
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Satterlee General Hospital page
+Army Medical History Satterlee biography
+wikipedia.org Clark Park page