Medical Shop - Yorktown, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 37° 14.141 W 076° 30.513
18S E 366186 N 4122083
Quick Description: A field hospital that was used during the Revolutionary War.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 12/27/2014 8:02:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMN4WC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "Dr. Corbin Griffin was a prominent Yorktown physician active in the American Revolutionary War, serving as a surgeon with Virginia forces. During the Siege of Yorktown, he was imprisoned by the British on a ship anchored in the York River. During his confinement, his "cellar Down the watter Side" was pilfered by sailors from the British sloop Bonneta while other British troops took items from his medical shop."
Address:
300 Main Street, Yorktown, VA 23690, United States


Name of War: American Revolutionary War

Type of Documentation: Historic Marker/Interpretive

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