In March of 1862, the Confederacy transformed the Exchange Hotel into the Gordonsville Receiving Hospital. The wounded and the dying from the nearby battlefields of Cedar Mountain, Mine Run, Chancellorsville, Trevilian, Brandy Station, and the Wilderness.
In 1854, when the Orange Alexandria railroad came to Gordonsville and connected with the Central Virginia tracks, waiting passengers were treated to fried chicken, ham sandwiches, fried pies, and fruits.
Today the property serves as The Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum. The museum is rich in history and the original structure has survived over 150 years from war to abandonment to what is now a thriving museum.
January 29, 2011
Investigators: Beth Rosen & Matt Rosen with guest Will Ishee
Location Photos: (click to enlarge)
Findings: Nothing to report
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