In September 1862, Smoketown was but a crossroads a few miles from the Antietam Battle. It became a field hospital that lasted for months, caring for the most-wounded Union soldiers.
But where was it, really?
Smoketown Hospital Story needs Virtual and Physical Interpretive Signs to Honor the Leaders: the medical and spiritual caregivers who endured life at the tent hospital at risk of illness and exhaustion, caring for so many sick and wounded soldiers.
Ambulances...buckboards...tents, water...food....medical supplies and caregivers...supported hundreds of wounded at Smoketown Hospital providing Medical... and Spiritual ...Caregiving.