Sheridan’s field hospital part of Civil War Weekend

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Posted: August 19, 2013

The Winchester Star

Civil War re-enactor Noah Briggs, of Reston, portrays a Union surgeon Saturday at the site of Sheridan’s field hospital near Shawnee Springs in Winchester. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Jonathan O’Neal, an anesthesiologist with Valley Health and a member of the Society of Civil War Surgeons, led the field hospital tour dressed as a Yankee doctor. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — Union Gen. Philip Sheridan’s field hospital — the largest temporary hospital of the Civil War in the aftermath of the Third Battle of Winchester on Sept. 19, 1864 — was a new stop on...



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