Image 1: King Street Hospital, The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes.
|Image 2: King Street Hospital, located on a section of Magnus' Birdseye View of Alexandria, Va.|
|Quartermaster map showing the King Street Hospital.|
|Detail of Quartermaster map showing the King Street Hospital.|
|King Street Hospital today.|
History of King Street Hospital
200-204 King Street
King St. Hospital, part of the First Division of Alexandria US General Hospitals, had 100 beds. Prior to the War, these three brick buildings were used for shops and banks.
First Person Accounts
- Title: King Street Hospital
- Image Source:The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes. Francis Trevelyan Miller, Editor in Chief, Volume Seven, Prisons and Hospitals. New York, The Review of Reviews Co., 1911.
- Image Date: 1861-1865.
- Medium: Photograph
- Rights Advisory: Out of Copyright
- Title: Birdseye View of Alexandria, Va.
- Creator: Charles Magnus, publisher
- Image Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
- Image Date: 1863
- Medium: Colored Lithograph
- Library of Congress Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-348
- Library of Congress Call Number: PGS - Magnus--Birds eye view
- Library of Congress Rights Advisory: No known restrictions on publication
The quartermaster map shows the King Street Hospital.
Location and the Site Today
The hospital was located at 200-204 King Street. Today, the buildings retail shops.
- See the location today on Google Maps.
- Civil War Hospitals Map (pdf)
- More Union Hospitals
- Alexandria Civil War Hospitals, interactive StoryMap
- Alexandria Civil War Hospitals Walking Tour Brochure