*CIVIL WAR HOSPITAL~Civil War Hospital. Here for your consideration is an old picture of Washington,District of Columbia. Hospital Ward.It was created in 1864.The photograph presents United States Military Hospitals.
Edith Shelton took this photo at 533 Brook Road in Jackson Ward, now the site of Abner Clay Park, in August 1955 (photo courtesy The Valentine). The Valentine Museum will showcase the most colorful examples of her work in the new exhibition Edith Shelton’s Richmond, from Dec. 4 through May 8, 2016.