Details for Fort Brown, Buildings 85 and 86 (Atlas Number 5061001964)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5061001964


Marker Number 1964
Atlas Number 5061001964
Marker Title Fort Brown, Buildings 85 and 86
Index Entry Fort Brown, Buildings 85 and 86
City Brownsville
County Cameron
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 651035
UTM Northing 2865186
Subject Codes buildings; medical topics and health professionals; forts; military topics
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Fort Brown, Gorgas Road, Brownsville.
Marker Size 14" x 9" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Morgue and linen storage. 1867 Fort Brown Buildings 85 and 86. Brick fringe, cornice. Autopsies in yellow fever study were made here by Dr. Wm. C. Gorgas, Capt. Hennessey, Lt. Crowder, Dr. Melon, defying orders of superior officer. Dr. Gorgas became immune.