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unionmed
02-20-2008, 06:23 PM
Greetings,

How close would a military camp have been to a field hospital or aid station?

Thank you,
Pat

NoahBriggs
02-25-2008, 06:11 AM
Depends on the definition of "military camp". A regimental hospital or dispensary in the form of an Autrentieth wagon would be with the regiment, and by later in the war the military camps would be nearby the corps hospitals, anywhere from one to three miles or so, because the corps hospitals were vast complexes of patient quarters, kitchens, laundries and surgeries.