King Street Hospital

King Street Hospital occupied three adjacent brick commercial buildings. Prior to the War, these buildings were used for shops and banks.

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King Street Hospital

Image 1:
 King Street Hospital, The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes. 
King Street Hospital, Bird's Eye View Image 2:  King Street Hospital, located on a section of Magnus'  Birdseye View of Alexandria, Va.
King Street Hospital, Quartermaster Map Quartermaster map showing the King Street Hospital.
King Street Hospital, Quartermaster Map (detail)Detail of Quartermaster map showing the King Street Hospital.
King Street Hospital TodayKing Street Hospital today.
Civil War Hospitals Map: King St

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

Image 1:   

  • 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

Image 2: 

Quartermaster Map

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.

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