Lori Tillia-Meeker's New Book “Where Have All the Hospitals Gone?” Is About the Many Buildings and Homes That Were Used as Hospitals During the Battle of Gettysburg

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Recent release “Where Have All the Hospitals Gone?” from Page Publishing author Lori Tillia-Meeker explores how the Gettysburg sites need to be preserved and remembered just like the battlefield, because these sites are part of the history of the Battle Gettysburg and are just as important as the preservation of the battlefield itself.

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Lori Tillia-Meeker, a devoted mother, wife, and avid history enthusiast, has completed her new book “Where Have All the Hospitals Gone?”: an intriguing work that delves into the fact that everyone comes to Gettysburg to see the battlefield, tour the town, hear about the tactics, walk among the monuments, but the 21,000 wounded soldiers who remained at Gettysburg are often forgotten.

According to Tillia-Meeker, "I started this book in April of 2013 after I attended a Medical Conference in Gettysburg, PA by the Society of Civil War Surgeons. One of the things we did was to take a tour of the hospital sites in and around Gettysburg; I was amazed on how many of the sites have fallen into disrepair or were no longer there. So I decided to write this book about these hospital sites. I have enjoyed history ever since my uncle, who was in the 3rd Marines during WWII, told me about the battles he fought in while he was in the Pacific Theater of Operations. I do Civil War Medical reenacting with the 17th Corps Field Hospital from Chicago, IL, where I portray Dr. Mary Edward Walker, who was a contract surgeon assigned to the 52nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry and Dr. Ordiana Russell Moon, a female Confederate surgeon as well as a Federal nurse. I have been with the unit since 2011."

Published by Page Publishing, Lori Tillia-Meeker's historical work is broken down into several sections—the town, farms, and homes north of town; farms and homes south of town; farms and homes east of town; farms and homes west of town; the major Federal Corps Field Hospitals, the Village of Fairfield, the Village of Hunterstown, the Village of Cashtown, Camp Letterman, and finally Field Dressing Stations. Each section is listed alphabetically by street or road and then listed numerically along the street.

Every public building, both colleges, private homes, and even farms were turned into hospitals. Tillia-Meeker hopes that readers enjoy this guide book to the hospitals she found in Gettysburg and the surrounding communities and the area of the battlefield.

Readers who wish to experience this intriguing work can purchase “Where Have All the Hospitals Gone?” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

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