Craven County Digital History Exhibit

Kinston, House near the Bridge
Used as a Hospital

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Title: Kinston, House near the Bridge used as a Hospital

Creator: Reed, William Garrison

Subject: Kinston (N.C.)  
                Hospitals--North Carolina--Kinston
                Dwellings--North Carolina--Kinston

Description: Image showing a two-storied house near Kinston, North Carolina. Reed further describes the photograph as follows: "Old House, near Kinston Bridge.--Used as a field hospital at the battle of Kinston, Dec. 14, 1862. Under the trees to the right were buried the amputations. The front of the house is full of bullet holes."

Date: October 1884

Type: Image

Format: 7-13/16x6 inches (199x150 mm)

Identifier: XXV.44

Source: Donated by William Garrison Reed, 1926.

Relation: One image from a collection of 48 images in a photo album.

Coverage: Kinston (N.C.)

Rights: Permission to use this photograph must be obtained from the New Bern-Craven County Public Library, 400 Johnson Street, New Bern, NC 28560. Must cite as: William Garrison Reed Photo Album, New Bern-Craven County Public Library.


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Images scanned and text prepared by Victor T. Jones, Jr.

This page last edited on 19 Aug 09.

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