Jul. 4, 1839 Amissville Rappahannock County Virginia, USA
Nov. 9, 1913 Luray Page County Virginia, USA
Confederate army surgeon; son of Elijah Amiss and Eliza Ann Leavell Amiss; Cpl., Co. B, 6th Va. Cav.; Asst Surg./Major, 31st Ga. Inf.; Asst Surg, Co A 13th Bttn NC Arty; Co. D, 34th Militia.
AMISS, Thomas Benjamin (a.k.a., Thomas Benjamin Amis) 07/04/1839 - Born, Amissville, Rappahannock Co, VA 1861 - M.D. degree, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA [from: VA; thesis: "Typhoid Fever"] 07/18/1861 - Pvt, Co D, 34th VA Militia 07/28/1862 - Acting Asst Surgeon, 31st GA Infantry 10/27/1864 - Acting Asst Surgeon, Hospital, Salisbury, NC, 10/29/1864 - Acting Asst Surgeon, Gen. Hospital #9, Salisbury, NC, 11/14/1864 - Acting Asst Surgeon, Co A, 13th Battalion, NC Light Artillery - ?Served, Bailey's Factory Hospital, Richmond, VA - ?Served, Andersonville, GA 1874, 1886,1890,1900, 1910 - Practiced medicine, Luray, Page Co, VA 11/09/1913 - Died, Luray, Page Co, VA (Buried, Luray Cem, Page Co, VA)
This biographical sketch is from: Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical register of physicians who served the Confederacy in a medical capacity. 01/07/2009. Unpublished database. (bio by: bioengineer)