Smoketown Hospital's Legacy is Nurses, Surgeons, Stewards, Quartermasters, and Soldiers Help Us Discover their Stories.
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 Needs an Interpretive Sign
Ambulances...buckboards...tents, water...food....medical supplies and caregivers...supported hundreds of wounded at Smoketown Hospital providing Medical... and Spiritual ...Caregiving.