1854 - MD, University of Louisville, KY 03/01/1855 - Married Margaret Nalle (or Nall), Ohio Co., KY 1860 - Practiced medicine in Hartford, Ohio Co., KY 10/06/1861 - Ordered to report to the 5th/9th KY Infantry, Confederate States Army 02/17/1862 - Appointed Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank from 10/06/1861 08/05/1862 - Medical Director, Gen. John C. Breckinridge's staff 10/12/1862 - Chief Surgeon, Gen. John C. Breckinridge's Division 11/00/1862 - Medical Director, Gen. John C. Breckinridge's staff 11/26/1862 - Surgeon Walter J Byrne was assigned as Surgeon, 9th KY Infantry, succeeding Dr. John Edward Pendleton 12/28/1862 - Medical Inspector, Gen. John C. Breckinridge's staff 01/17/1863 - Captured by Union troops in Murfreesboro, TN 04/22/1863 - Chief Surgeon, Gen. W.T. Martin's Division 02/04/1865 - Chief Surgeon, Gen. W.W. Allen's Division 04/26/1865 - Surrendered and paroled, Charlotte, NC 05/17/1865 - Signed Oath of Allegiance to the United States, Nashville, TN. [Description - Complexion: dark; Hair: hair; Eyes: hazel; Height: 5'8 1/2"] 06/26/1870 - Married, Ida Emily Nalle (sister of his first wife), Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY 1874-1893 - Practiced medicine in Hartford, Ohio Co., KY 01/31/1897 - Died of Bright's Disease. Hartford, Ohio Co., KY
Lynn R. Miller provided input to this biography.
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The Society obtained it from: Hambrecht, F. T. & Koste, J. L., Biographical register of physicians who served the Confederacy in a medical capacity. 07/23/2009. Updated 01/24/2011. Unpublished database.
Picture of Dr. Pendleton from: History of the Orphan Brigade By Edwin Porter Thompson